#VU22637 Improper Authentication


Published: 2019-11-11

Vulnerability identifier: #VU22637

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.2 [CVSS:3.1/AV:P/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-13531

CWE-ID: CWE-287

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

Description

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.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Valleylab LS10 Energy Platform: 1.20.2

Valleylab FT10 Energy Platform: 2.0.3 - 2.1.0


CPE

External links
http://www.us-cert.gov/ics/advisories/icsma-19-311-01


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. The attacker should have physical access to the system in order to successfully exploit this vulnerability.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

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


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