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Privilege escalation via HPSFViewer

HPSFViewer might allow Escalation of Privilege. This potential vulnerability was remediated on July 29th, 2022. Customers who opted for automatic updates should have already received the remediation.



HP Reference

HPSBHF03821 Rev. 2

Release date

December 6, 2022

Last updated

December 6, 2022



Relevant Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) List

Reported by: Ammarit Thongthua, Nattapol Puknah, and Wirapong Petshagun (Secure D Research team).

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  • HPSFViewer versions lower than

Revision history

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Added list of individuals who reported the issue under Relevant common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVE) list.

December 6, 2022


Initial Release

December 6, 2022

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