back to article Lenovo slings privilege patches at in-built tools

IOActive security bod Sofiane Talmat has found two since-patched privilege escalation vulnerabilities in Lenovo System Update utility. The tool keeps drivers and BIOS up to date. Talmat found the tool's help function contains a vulnerability (CVE-2015-8109) that can allow regular users to gain administrative access. "Since …

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    Hardware vendor doing software

    Hardware vendor, trying to do software. Nothing to see here, move along.

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