#VU22640 Use of hard-coded credentials

Published: 2019-11-11

Vulnerability identifier: #VU22640

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.1 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-13543


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Valleylab FX8 Energy Platform
Hardware solutions / Other hardware appliances
Valleylab FT10 Energy Platform
Hardware solutions / Other hardware appliances
Valleylab Exchange Client
Client/Desktop applications / Other client software

Vendor: Medtronic


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

The vulnerability exists due to presence of hard-coded credentials in application code. A remote unauthenticated attacker can access the affected system using the hard-coded credentials and read files on the target system.

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Vulnerable software versions

Valleylab FX8 Energy Platform: 1.1.0

Valleylab FT10 Energy Platform: 4.0.0

Valleylab Exchange Client: 3.4

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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.

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