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RSS FeedsRazer working to fix bug that gives people SYSTEM access on PCs
(Windows Phone Central)

 
 

23 august 2021 14:33:31

 
Razer working to fix bug that gives people SYSTEM access on PCs
(Windows Phone Central)
 


Yet another vulnerability has been found that lets people gain SYSTEM access from a local account on a PC. What you need to know A vulnerability was recently revealed that lets people gain SYSTEM access on a PC by plugging in a Razer mouse or dongle. The vulnerability requires local access but could be used to install malicious software onto a PC. Razer is now working on a fix for the issue. A security researcher named Jon Hat recently revealed that you could gain SYSTEM access on a PC by plugging in a Razer gaming mouse or dongle (via Neowin). If you have local access to a machine, plugging in a Razer device installs RazerInstaller.exe, which runs with SYSTEM privileges. It also allows someone to open Windows PowerShell and the File Explorer with elevated privileges. With this exploit, someone could install harmful software onto a computer. Because of the nature of the vulnerability, a person requires physical access to a PC to exploit it. This makes it less dangerous than a v...


 
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