Sierra Wireless WAN Driver Privilege Escalation - us

Type lenovo
Reporter Lenovo
Modified 2017-06-19T00:00:00


Lenovo Security Advisory: LEN-12739

Potential Impact: Local Privilege Escalation

Severity: High

Scope of Impact: Industry-Wide

CVE Identifier: CVE-2017-9247

Summary Description:

A vulnerability was identified in the Sierra Wireless WAN driver for Windows 7, 8 and 10 where a user with local privileges could execute a file with administrator level privileges via an unquoted service path.

Mitigation Strategy for Customers (what you should do to protect yourself):

If you have a Sierra Wireless WAN adapter installed, you should update your drivers to the latest levels by following the links below. To determine if you have a Sierra Wireless WAN adapter installed, click on the Windows icon in the bottom left corner of your screen and search for "Device Manager". Once Device Manager is open, click on "Network adapters" and look for the words "Sierra Wireless" followed by a model number.

Product Impact: