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The Dell SupportAssist RCE furore has rumbled on after infosec outfit Eclypsium snapped back at Microsoft's statement on the matter. The issue is a set of four vulnerabilities in Dell's SupportAssist remote firmware update utility that could have permitted arbitrary code to be run on a variety of PCs. The advisory was …

  1. gerdesj Silver badge

    Sign of the times

    "He added that "it is important to note that not everyone will be using Windows, many others will be using Linux which may not provide the same levels of protection.""

    The year of the Linux desktop must be here already if that's the best defense you've got!

    lol: print spooler ...

    1. Tom Chiverton 1

      Re: Sign of the times

      Thought they were all happy clappy about Linux these days?

      Guess not really.


  2. Henry Wertz 1 Gold badge

    linux can provide same level

    just to note, the "may or may not" just depends on how hard you lock it down. linux does support verified and signed bootloader, kernel, kernel modules and application binaries, and other stuff to ensure nothing unauthorized sneaks on. used for sure on slot machines and atms.

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