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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Dell addresses security vulnerabilities in SupportAssist Client
3 May 2019
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Dell SupportAssist Client
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Cross-site Request Forgery -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2019-3719 CVE-2019-3718
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DSA-2019-051: Dell SupportAssist Client Multiple Vulnerabilities
CVE Identifier: CVE-2019-3718, CVE-2019-3719
Severity: High Severity Rating: CVSS Base Score: See below for NVD Scores
Affected products: Dell SupportAssist Client versions prior to 188.8.131.52.
Summary: Dell SupportAssist Client has been updated to address multiple
vulnerabilities which may be potentially exploited to compromise the system.
Improper Origin Validation (CVE-2019-3718) Dell SupportAssist Client versions
prior to 184.108.40.206 contain an improper origin validation vulnerability. An
unauthenticated remote attacker could potentially exploit this vulnerability to
attempt CSRF attacks on users of the impacted systems. CVSSv3 Base Score: 7.6
Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2019-3719) Dell SupportAssist Client
versions prior to 220.127.116.11 contain a remote code execution vulnerability. An
unauthenticated attacker, sharing the network access layer with the vulnerable
system, can compromise the vulnerable system by tricking a victim user into
downloading and executing arbitrary executables via SupportAssist client from
attacker hosted sites. CVSSv3 Base Score: 7.1
The following Dell SupportAssist Client release contains resolutions to these
Dell SupportAssist Client version 18.104.22.168 and later.
Dell recommends all customers upgrade at the earliest opportunity.
Link to remedies:
Customers can download software from
Dell would like to thank John C. Hennessy-ReCar for reporting CVE-2019-3718 and
Bill Demirkapi for reporting CVE-2019-3719.
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