back to article Western Digital tells EdgeRover users to patch app again

Users of Western Digital's EdgeRover app for Windows and Mac are advised to download an updated version to avoid a security flaw that might allow an attacker unauthorized access to directories and files. The flaw, which was given the CVE identification number CVE-2022-22988, carries a Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS …

  1. thosrtanner

    the mind boggles as to why this app needs to play mpeg files

    1. badflorist

      It probably wants to create a thumbnail from some part of the video(s).

      "... EdgeRover is able to change vital settings ..."

      Should of never went that far, should of stayed just a browser.

      1. HildyJ Silver badge
        Facepalm

        The desire for apps to become Jacks of all Trades is directly related, IMO, to the increase in their vulnerabilities.

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