HPSBPI02228 SSRT071404 rev.2 - HP Instant Support - Driver Check Running on Windows XP, Remote Unauthorized Access

2007-06-12T00:00:00
ID HP:C01077597
Type hp
Reporter HP Product Security Response Team
Modified 2018-05-21T00:00:00

Description

Potential Security Impact

Remote unauthorized access

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY

A potential security vulnerability has been identified with an ActiveX control in HP Instant Support - Driver Check running on Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could be remotely exploited to allow unauthorized access to the system.

RESOLUTION

HP has provided the software update, HP Instant Support - Driver Check v1.5.0.3 or later to resolve this vulnerability. To update, visit HP Instant Support - Driver Check page and perform the following steps:

  1. On the initial screen, click [Check Now].
  2. If there is a version of the ActiveX control older than 1.5.0.3, the next screen will explain that the control needs to be updated.
  3. Click [Continue] to update the ActiveX control.
  4. Close the HP Instant Support - Driver Check application or continue to use it.

PRODUCT SPECIFIC INFORMATION

None