Read more belowSecurity researchers have released details about two vulnerabilities in the Western Digital and SanDisk SSD Dashboard application that could be exploited to trick users into running arbitrary code on their computers.
Both applications are utility kits that help users monitor the performance of their SSDs, as well as diagnose problems and collect troubleshooting information.
The packages come with tools for SSD firmware updates and for reading drive details (model, capacity, SMART attributes).
The Western Digital and SanDisk SSD Dashboard applications are potentially vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks when the applications download resources from the Dashboard web service. This vulnerability may allow an attacker to substitute downloaded resources with arbitrary files...
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