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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Medium
Score 4.3/10


Siemens RuggedCom Rugged Operating System (ROS) before 3.12, ROX I OS through 1.14.5, ROX II OS through 2.3.0, and RuggedMax OS through use hardcoded private keys for SSL and SSH communication, which makes it easier for man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof servers and decrypt network traffic by leveraging the availability of these keys within ROS files at all customer installations.

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CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published