Security Vulnerabilities in Dell Laptops


Dell Laptops are said to be exhibiting some vulnerabilities in their software that hackers could exploit to gain remote access say security experts from Sentinel Labs. Report released by the firm says that the discovered flaw is actually an amalgamation of 5 different flaws that are present on the Dell BIOS Utility Driver called DBUtil and has been in place since 2009.

Researchers say that the DBUtil drivers that are responsible to update BIOS in desktops and laptops of Dell are containing two memory corruption glitches, two input validation features and one logic flaw that could be targeted by a distributed denial of service attacks.

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