Detects 'Unauthorized Access' vulnerability in Hewlett Packard Enterprise Smart Update Manager (SUM) affects v. prior to 8.5.6.
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Hewlett Packard Enterprise Smart Update Manager (SUM) is an essential software tool used to reduce the complexity of server and infrastructure updates. It helps system administrators manage the lifecycle of firmware, drivers, and system software updates. It enables the team to update the entire, system or selective components, gradually, in a single run, without requiring reboots.
Recently, a security vulnerability, CVE-2020-7136, was detected in this product. This vulnerability allows an unauthorized remote user to gain access to sensitive data, disrupt service, and take full control over the system. It affects systems running Smart Update Manager (SUM) prior to version 8.5.6.
If this vulnerability is exploited, it can lead to severe consequences such as data breaches, financial loss, and reputational damage. A cybercriminal could easily use this vulnerability to attack the targeted system, steal data, and spread malware, affecting the entire IT infrastructure's security.
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