CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2017-12712

Improper Authentication

Published: Apr 25, 2018 | Modified: Oct 09, 2019
CVSS 3.x
8.8
HIGH
Source:
NVD
CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVSS 2.x
8.3 HIGH
AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

The authentication algorithm in Abbott Laboratories pacemakers manufactured prior to Aug 28, 2017, which involves an authentication key and time stamp, can be compromised or bypassed, which may allow a nearby attacker to issue unauthorized commands to the pacemaker via RF communications. CVSS v3 base score: 7.5, CVSS vector string: AV:A/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H. Abbott has developed a firmware update to help mitigate the identified vulnerabilities.

Weakness

When an actor claims to have a given identity, the product does not prove or insufficiently proves that the claim is correct.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Accent_firmware Abbott * *

Potential Mitigations

References