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Improper Authentication


Severity High
Score 8.8/10


OpenBlocks IoT VX2 prior to Ver.4.0.0 (Ver.3 Series) allows an attacker on the same network segment to bypass authentication and to initialize the device via unspecified vectors.

  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • 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