#VU29168 Use of Hard-coded Password

Published: 2020-06-19

Vulnerability identifier: #VU29168

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.4 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:U/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-12016


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
ExactaMix EM2400
Hardware solutions / Medical equipment
ExactaMix EM1200
Hardware solutions / Medical equipment

Vendor: Baxter


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

The vulnerability exists due to the affected software has hard-coded administrative account credentials for the ExactaMix operating system. A remote attacker can use these credentials to view sensitive data including PHI.

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

Vulnerable software versions

ExactaMix EM2400: 1.10 - 1.14

ExactaMix EM1200: 1.1 - 1.5


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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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