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CVE-2024-32741 Hardcoded credentials

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CVE Information

Original CVE data

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A vulnerability has been identified in SIMATIC CN 4100 (All versions < V3.0). The affected device contains hard coded password which is used for the privileged system user `root` and for the boot loader `GRUB` by default . An attacker who manages to crack the password hash gains root access to the device.

CWE: CWE-259
CVSS v2-
CVSS v3-
References
https://cert-portal.siemens.com/productcert/html/ssa-273900.html
Affected Vendors

Basic Analysis

Common vulnerability metrics

Vulnerabilty type as detected by PRIOnengine

Hardcoded credentials

CVSS Scores as calculated by PRIOnengine
CVSS v210
AV:N/AC:L/AU:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
CVSS v39.8
AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
MITRE CWE Top 25

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Exploits

No exploit code is reported to exist.

Active Exploitation

Vulnerability is not in CISA's Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) catalog. See the KEV Catalog

Social Network Activity

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Threat Actor Activity

No sightings of the vulnerability within threat reports.

Cybersecurity Frameworks

How the vulnerability maps against various cybersecurity frameworks

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Compliance Impact

How the submited vulnerability affects compliance

PCI DSS v3.2.1-6.5.3 - Insecure Cryptographic Storage

Web Application Security Frameworks

Applicable if the issue likely affects a web application

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