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Use of Hard-coded Credentials


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


PHOENIX CONTACT TC ROUTER 3002T-4G through 2.05.3, TC ROUTER 2002T-3G through 2.05.3, TC ROUTER 3002T-4G VZW through 2.05.3, TC ROUTER 3002T-4G ATT through 2.05.3, TC CLOUD CLIENT 1002-4G through 2.03.17, and TC CLOUD CLIENT 1002-TXTX through 1.03.17 devices contain a hardcoded certificate (and key) that is used by default for web-based services on the device. Impersonation, man-in-the-middle, or passive decryption attacks are possible if the generic certificate is not replaced by a device-specific certificate during installation.

  • LOW
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE

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