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CVE-2017-14018 Detail

Current Description

An improper authentication issue was discovered in Johnson & Johnson Ethicon Endo-Surgery Generator Gen11, all versions released before November 29, 2017. The security authentication mechanism used between the Ethicon Endo-Surgery Generator Gen11 and single-patient use products can be bypassed, allowing for unauthorized devices to be connected to the generator, which could result in a loss of integrity or availability.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.8 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:P/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:L (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 4.2
Exploitability Score: 0.5


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.3 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/101978 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/ICSMA-17-332-01 Third Party Advisory US Government Resource

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:ethicon:endo-surgery_generator_gen11_firmware:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:h:ethicon:endo-surgery_generator_gen11:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-14018
NVD Published Date:
12/05/2017
NVD Last Modified:
12/21/2017