DSA Identifier: DSA-2020-185
CVE Identifier: CVE-2020-5385
Severity Rating: CVSS Base Score: 6.7 (AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Dell Encryption prior to 10.8
Dell Endpoint Security Suite prior to 2.8
Dell Encryption and Dell Endpoint Security Suite requires an update to address a permissions, privileges, and access controls vulnerability.
Dell Encryption versions prior to 10.8 and Dell Endpoint Security Suite versions prior to 2.8 contain a privilege escalation vulnerability because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2020-5358. A local malicious user with low privileges could potentially exploit this vulnerability to gain elevated privilege on the affected system with the help of a symbolic link.
The following Dell Data Security releases contains a resolution to this vulnerability:
Customers should use the latest version from Dell. Dell recommends installing the latest version of Dell Encryption to receive all of the latest security updates to the product.
Customers can download the latest Dell Encryption software here.
Dell Endpoint Security Suite Enterprise software will be made available to customers on their ddpe.credant.com accounts or can be obtained through Dell ProSupport.
Dell would like to thank Hou JingYi (hjy79425575) of Qihoo 360 CERT for reporting this issue.
For an explanation of Severity Ratings, refer to Dell Vulnerability Response Policy. Dell EMC recommends all customers take into account both the base score and any relevant temporal and environmental scores which may impact the potential severity associated with particular security vulnerability.
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Article ID: SLN322456Last Date Modified: 08/18/2020 12:18 PM