BIOS PrivEsc Bugs Affect Hundreds of Millions of Dell PCs Worldwide


PC maker Dell has issued an update to fix multiple critical privilege escalation vulnerabilities that went undetected since 2009, potentially allowing attackers to gain kernel-mode privileges and cause a denial-of-service condition.
The issues, reported to Dell by researchers from SentinelOne on Dec. 1, 2020, reside in a firmware update driver named “dbutil_2_3.sys” that comes pre-installed on





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