Improper Access Control
An issue was discovered on Schneider Electric IONXXXX series power meters ION73XX series, ION75XX series, ION76XX series, ION8650 series, ION8800 series, and PM5XXX series. No authentication is configured by default. An unauthorized user can access the device management portal and make configuration changes.
CWE-284 - Improper Access Control
Listed 5th in the 'OWASP Top Ten', improper (or broken) access control attacks are a fundamental type of vulnerability. This includes a broad range of design flaws that enable users to act outside of their intended permissions. They can use these privileges to gain access to restricted files and functionality such as accessing restricted information, falsifying records, destroying data, or executing commands.