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CVE-2018-8854 Detail

Current Description

Philips e-Alert Unit (non-medical device), Version R2.1 and prior. The software does not properly restrict the size or amount of resources requested or influenced by an actor, which can be used to consume more resources than intended.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Uncontrolled Resource Consumption (CWE-400)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

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


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-8854
NVD Published Date:
09/26/2018
NVD Last Modified:
11/21/2018