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Improper Authentication


Severity High
Score 9.8/10


Java remote method invocation (RMI) input port in GE MDS PulseNET and MDS PulseNET Enterprise version 3.2.1 and prior may be exploited to allow unauthenticated users to launch applications and support remote code execution through web services.

  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • NONE
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  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-287 - Improper Authentication

Improper (or broken) authentication attacks are widespread, and have accounted for many of the worst data breaches in recent years. Improper authentication attacks are a class of vulnerabilities where an attacker impersonates a legitimate user by exploiting weaknesses in either session management or credential management to gain access to the user’s account. This can result in disclosure of sensitive information, and can lead to system compromise, theft, identity theft, and fraud.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published