Dell issued a patch for a path traversal vulnerability found in the Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC) that could allow criminals to obtain full control of server operations.

The vulnerability scored a CVSS rating of 7.1. iDRAC was designed for secure local and remote server management to help IT administrators deploy, update and monitor Dell EMC PowerEdge servers.

A path transversal flaw allows hackers to read a file that stores data on Linux users. Just last week, Cisco urged organizations to implement its patch for a high severity directory traversal vulnerability that affected the web services interface of the Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) Software and Cisco Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) Software firewall products and which is being actively exploited in the wild.

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