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Use of Hard-coded Credentials


Severity High
Score 7.3/10


A Use of Hard-coded Password issue was discovered in Smiths Medical Medfusion 4000 Wireless Syringe Infusion Pump, Version 1.1, 1.5, and 1.6. Telnet on the pump uses hardcoded credentials, which can be used if the pump is configured to allow external communications. Smiths Medical assesses that it is not possible to upload files via Telnet and the impact of this vulnerability is limited to the communications module.

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CWE-798 - Use of Hard-coded Credentials

The software contains hard-coded credentials, such as a password or cryptographic key, which it uses for its own inbound authentication, outbound communication to external components, or encryption of internal data.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published