#VU22637 Improper Authentication

Published: 2019-11-11

Vulnerability identifier: #VU22637

Vulnerability risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2019-13531


Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Valleylab LS10 Energy Platform
Hardware solutions / Other hardware appliances
Valleylab FT10 Energy Platform
Hardware solutions / Other hardware appliances

Vendor: Medtronic


The vulnerability allows a local attacker to bypass authentication process.

The vulnerability exists due to an error in the RFID security mechanism used for authentication between the FT10/LS10 Energy Platform and instruments. An attacker with physical access to the device can connect inauthentic instruments to the generator, bypass authentication process and gain unauthorized access to the application.

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Vulnerable software versions

Valleylab LS10 Energy Platform: 1.20.2

Valleylab FT10 Energy Platform: 2.0.3 - 2.1.0


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