DSA Identifier: DSA-2019-084
CVE Identifier: CVE-2019-12280
Severity Rating: CVSS v3 Base Score: See NVD (http://nvd.nist.gov/) for individual scores for each CVE
Dell SupportAssist for Business PCs version 2.0
Dell SupportAssist for Home PCs version 3.2.1 and all prior versions
Dell SupportAssist for Business PCs and Dell SupportAssist for Home PCs require an update to the latest versions to address a security vulnerability within the PC Doctor component.
The PC Doctor component in Dell SupportAssist for Business Systems and Dell SupportAssist for Home PCs has been updated for the following vulnerability:
- PC Doctor CVE-2019-12280
For more information about any of the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) mentioned here, consult the National Vulnerability Database (NVD) at http://nvd.nist.gov/home.cfm. To search for a particular CVE, use the database’s search utility at http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/search.
The following Dell SupportAssist for Business Systems and Dell SupportAssist for Home PCs release contains a resolution to this vulnerability:
- Dell SupportAssist for Business PCs version 2.0.1
- Dell SupportAssist for Home PCs version 3.2.2
Dell recommends all customers update at the earliest opportunity.
Method 1: Auto Update
Dell SupportAssist for Business PCs and Dell SupportAssist for Home PCs automatically upgrade to the latest versions available, if automatic updates are enabled.
Method 2: Manual Update
To update manually, download and install the latest product version from:
Dell SupportAssist for Business PCs
Dell SupportAssist for Home PCs
Please visit https://www.dell.com/support/home?app=drivers for updates on the applicable products.
Customers may use one of the Dell notification solutions to be notified and download driver, BIOS and firmware updates automatically once available.
Dell would like to thank Peleg Hadar for reporting this vulnerability.
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