Date: 17 September 2021
On 16 September 2021 Dell published Security Advisories to address vulnerabilities in the following products:
- Dell PowerPath Windows – versions prior to OpenSSL Configuration Utility 2.0
- Dell BIOS – multiple products and versions
Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may lead to system compromise, unauthorized access to sensitive information or remote code execution.
The Cyber Centre encourages users and administrators to review the provided web links, perform the suggested mitigations and apply the necessary updates.
Dell PowerPath Windows (DSA-2021-186)
Dell Client Security Update (DSA-2021-156)
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