Wednesday 05 May 2021
The impact of this issue announcement is high. Please act accordingly to rectify the issue, as stated below.
Dell desktops, laptops, and tablets built since 2009 and running Windows.
What you need to know:
Dell has released a patch to address critical security issues in Dell’s dbutil_2_3.sys driver (CVE-2021-21551), which comes bundled with PCs. The said vulnerabilities can be used to crash systems, steal information, and acquire privilege escalation.
Actions to be taken:
Administrators and users are advised to read Dell’s advisory (DSA-2021-088) and FAQ document containing remediation steps.