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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.

Severity

High

HP Reference

HPSBHF03821 Rev. 2

Release date

December 6, 2022

Last updated

December 6, 2022

Category

PC

Relevant Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) List

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

List of CVE IDs

CVE ID

CVSS

Severity

Vector

Vendor ID

CVE-2022-3990

8.8

High

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

HP

PSR-2022-0097

Resolution

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Affected products

Identify the affected products.

  • HPSFViewer versions lower than 8.6.3.1

Revision history

This document has been revised according to the information below.

List of versions

Version

Description

Date

2

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

December 6, 2022

1

Initial Release

December 6, 2022

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