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Dell System Detect flagged as a risk by antivirus product

2015/04/07

Softpedia - (International) ) Malwarebytes added Dell's System Detect tool to its list of potentially unwanted applications (PUP) due to a serious remote code execution vulnerability in older versions that attackers could exploit by initiating requests from Web sites containing a "dell" string to download and launch files following an easily bypassed authentication process. Dell mitigated the vulnerability in an update released during the week of March 30.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Dell-System-Detect-Flagged-as-a-Risk-by-Antivirus-Product-477811.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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