This vulnerability is rated as Critical as it can be exploited remotely to get access to critical system data. The Common Log File System Driver is a standard driver that is used in operating systems such as Windows, Linux and UNIX to access various devices, such as hard drives and cameras. If this driver is compromised, it may allow hackers to take advantage of various system functions such as reading and manipulating data to access or modify the system. End-users and system administrators are recommended to keep Common Log File System Driver updated to protect their system from this vulnerability.
To check if this driver is installed and enabled on your system, you may follow these steps: Windows users may follow these steps to check Common Log File System Driver: Go to Start menu and click “Device Manager” option.
In the “Device Manager” window, click “+” sign at the top right corner, select “View” option and click “Update driver” option.
Select “Browse my computer for driver software” option, click “Next” and “Next” again.
Select “Specify these driver details” and click “Next”.
Select “Have Disk” option and click “Next”.
Type “Common Log File System Driver” in the “Filter for selection” option and click “Next”.
Windows OS – Detect and Fix this vulnerability
Windows users are recommended to keep the Common Log File System Driver updated for better security. Linux and UNIX users should update this driver manually as there is no automated way of doing so.
If you have any questions regarding this vulnerability, please contact your system administrator or security personnel.
How to Update Common Log File System Driver
If you see the “Update Driver” button in the “Device Manager” window, click it to update your Common Log File System Driver.
If you don't see this button, please contact your system administrator or PC vendor for further assistance.
Linux users may check Common Log File System Driver using “lsattr” command :
lsattr -El cldr
List attributes of the Common Log File System Driver.
Published on: 03/09/2022 17:15:00 UTC
Last modified on: 05/23/2022 17:29:00 UTC