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HyperX NGENUITY software is potentially vulnerable to an elevation of privilege vulnerability. This potential vulnerability was remediated on November 8, 2021.
HPSBHF03825 Rev. 1
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December 15, 2022
A file is installed in such a way that could allow modification and privilege escalation via the NGENUITY software.
Use the following steps to resolve potential vulnerabilities.
Uninstall any versions of HyperX NGENUITY older than 188.8.131.52.
Install the latest version of HyperX NGENUITY from the HyperX website (in English).
Identify the affected product.
This document has been revised according to the information below.
December 15, 2022
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