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Use of Hard-coded Credentials

CVE-2021-33540

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

In certain devices of the Phoenix Contact AXL F BK and IL BK product families an undocumented password protected FTP access to the root directory exists.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL

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.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published