#VU29169 Use of Hard-coded Password

Published: 2020-06-19

Vulnerability identifier: #VU29169

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 6.2 [CVSS:3.1/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:U/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-12012


Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

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

Vendor: Baxter


The vulnerability allows a local attacker to compromise the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to the affected software has hard-coded administrative account credentials for the ExactaMix application. An attacker with physical access can use these credentials to gain unauthorized access to view/update system configuration or data.

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

Vulnerable software versions

ExactaMix EM2400: 1.10 - 1.13

ExactaMix EM1200: 1.1 - 1.4


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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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