Use of hard-coded credentials in BD Viper LT

Published: 2022-03-04
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-22765
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Viper LT
Hardware solutions / Medical equipment

Vendor Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD)

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Use of hard-coded credentials

EUVDB-ID: #VU61014

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22765

CWE-ID: CWE-798 - Use of Hard-coded Credentials

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a local attacker to gain full access to vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to presence of hard-coded credentials in application code. A local attacker can access the affected system using the hard-coded credentials.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.


Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Viper LT: 2.0

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.