Security Flaws Found in Dell’s Pre-installed Support Software

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Security Flaws Found in Dell’s Pre-installed Support Software

Eclypsium has discovered multiple security flaws in 129 different computer models that utilize Dell’s SupportAssist software, a report has revealed. According to Gizmodo, there are four separate vulnerabilities, one of which can allow attackers to redirect the connection between Dell’s BIOSConnect software and the Dell servers. If successful, the redirect would allow bad actors to force modified update packages onto the affected models. 

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Researchers say the vulnerabilities essentially would allow attackers to gain access to affected machines through an exploit found within the boot configuration, as well as by impersonating Dell and delivering malicious content back to the machine.

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