CVSS 3.1 Score 9.8 of 10 (high)


Published May 19, 2024
Updated: May 20, 2024


CVE-2024-36080 is a cyber vulnerability affecting Westermo EDW-100 devices through May 3, 2024. These devices have a hidden root user account with a hardcoded password that cannot be changed. It is important to note that the Westermo EDW-100 is a serial-to-Ethernet converter that should not be placed at the edge of the network. The vulnerability has been rated as critical with a base severity score of 9.8 out of 10 and poses a high risk to organizations due to its potential impact on integrity and confidentiality. The exploitability score is 3.9 out of 10, indicating it can be exploited relatively easily. Organizations using this device should take immediate action to mitigate the risk by implementing appropriate security measures or considering alternative solutions.


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