Article Number: 000185100


DSA-2021-079: Dell Client Security Update for Dell Peripheral Manager Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Summary: Dell Peripheral Manager 1.3.1 or greater contains remediation for a local privilege escalation issue vulnerability that could be potentially exploited to gain arbitrary code executionSee more

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Impact

High

Details

Proprietary Code CVE(s) Description CVSS Base Score CVSS Vector String
CVE-2021-21545 Dell Peripheral Manager 1.3.1 or greater contains remediation for a local privilege escalation vulnerability that could be potentially exploited to gain arbitrary code execution on the system with privileges of the system user. 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Proprietary Code CVE(s) Description CVSS Base Score CVSS Vector String
CVE-2021-21545 Dell Peripheral Manager 1.3.1 or greater contains remediation for a local privilege escalation vulnerability that could be potentially exploited to gain arbitrary code execution on the system with privileges of the system user. 7.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Dell Technologies recommends all customers consider both the CVSS base score and any relevant temporal and environmental scores that may impact the potential severity associated with a particular security vulnerability.

Affected Products and Remediation

Product Affected Version (s)

 
Updated Version (s) Release Date
(MM/DD/YYYY)
Link to Update
Dell Peripheral Manager Versions Prior to 1.3.1  1.3.1 4/1/2021 Dell Peripheral Manager
Product Affected Version (s)

 
Updated Version (s) Release Date
(MM/DD/YYYY)
Link to Update
Dell Peripheral Manager Versions Prior to 1.3.1  1.3.1 4/1/2021 Dell Peripheral Manager
Acknowledgements

Dell would like to thank Nikolas Sotiriu for reporting this issue.

Related Information

Dell Security Advisories and Notices
Dell Vulnerability Response Policy
CVSS Scoring Guide


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Affected Product

Product Security Information

Last Published Date

09 Apr 2021

Version

2

Article Type

Dell Security Advisory

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