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CVE-2017-12716 Detail

Current Description

Abbott Laboratories Accent and Anthem pacemakers manufactured prior to Aug 28, 2017 transmit unencrypted patient information via RF communications to programmers and home monitoring units. Additionally, the Accent and Anthem pacemakers store the optional patient information without encryption. CVSS v3 base score: 3.1, CVSS vector string: AV:A/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N. Abbott has developed a firmware update to help mitigate the identified vulnerabilities.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/25/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Adjacent
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.3 LOW
Vector: (AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 6.5


Access Vector (AV): Local_Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100523 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/ICSMA-17-241-01 Third Party Advisory US Government Resource

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-12716
NVD Published Date:
04/25/2018
NVD Last Modified:
06/04/2018