Unprotected storage of credentials in Carel pCOWeb

Published: 2019-03-01 | Updated: 2019-10-25
Risk High
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-9484
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Vendor Carel

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) Credentials management

EUVDB-ID: #VU22300

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.1 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:P/RL:U/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-9484

CWE-ID: CWE-255 - Credentials Management

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper management of credentials in the Glen Dimplex Deutschland GmbH implementation. A remote attacker can scan the ports 10000 or 10001 and obtain access via an HTTP session, as demonstrated by reading the modem password (which is 1234), or reconfiguring "party mode" or "vacation mode".


Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

pCOWeb: All versions

External links


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.