Samsung has now released the new update to its Magician Software for Windows after a “high severity” vulnerability was found (h/t ComputerBase).
Samsung Magician 8.0.1 Version
The Samsung Magician Software is the firm’s feature-packed storage management utility, but version 8.0.0 is now known to be affected by CVE-2024-23769. Now, according to the latest information, the South Korean tech giant has released version 8.0.1 of this utility for PC users, fixing the vulnerability.
The software is likely to be widely used. Anyone who has examined or updated a Samsung SSD or other storage media from the manufacturer with the software in the past could still have a vulnerable software version lying dormant on the hard drive. Since the developers classify the vulnerability as a high risk, Windows users of the Samsung Magician software should quickly download and install the updated version. It is used, for example, to update the firmware of SSD drives.