2021-36277 | Dell Command Update/Update signature verification
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A vulnerability has been found in Dell Command Update and Update up to 4.2 and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown code. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a weak authentication vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-347. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:
Dell Command Update, Dell Update, and Alienware Update versions prior to 4.3 contains a Improper Certificate Verification vulnerability. A local authenticated malicious user could exploit this vulnerability by modifying local configuration files in order to execute arbitrary code on the system.
The weakness was released 08/10/2021. The advisory is shared for download at dell.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2021-36277 since 07/08/2021. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. A single authentication is needed for exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 08/14/2021).
Upgrading to version 4.3 eliminates this vulnerability.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.0
Status: Not defined
0-Day Time: 🔒
Upgrade: Command Update/Update 4.3
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