Information disclosure in Moxa NPort 5100A Series

Published: 2020-04-29
Risk Medium
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2020-12117
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
NPort 5100A
Hardware solutions / Firmware

Vendor Moxa

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Information disclosure

EUVDB-ID: #VU27429

Risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2020-12117

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information exposure

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to and error in NPort 5100A Series Serial Device Server. A remote attacker can gain unauthorized access to the serial port configurations of the device.


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

Vulnerable software versions

NPort 5100A: 1.2 - 1.5

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?