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CVE-2018-8842 Detail

Current Description

Philips e-Alert Unit (non-medical device), Version R2.1 and prior. The software transmits sensitive or security-critical data in cleartext in a communication channel that can be sniffed by unauthorized actors. The Philips e-Alert communication channel is not encrypted which could therefore lead to disclosure of personal contact information and application login credentials from within the same subnet.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105194 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://ics-cert.us-cert.gov/advisories/ICSA-18-242-01 Mitigation Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
https://www.usa.philips.com/healthcare/about/customer-support/product-security Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-319 Cleartext Transmission of Sensitive Information NIST   ICS-CERT  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:philips:e-alert_firmware:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
r2.1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-8842
NVD Published Date:
09/26/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019