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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Advisory (icsma-22-277-01) BD Totalys MultiProcessor
5 October 2022
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: BD Totalys MultiProcessor
Operating System: Network Appliance
CVE Names: CVE-2022-40263
Comment: CVSS (Max): 6.6 CVE-2022-40263 (CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:L/A:L)
CVSS Source: ICS-CERT
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ICS Medical Advisory (ICSMA-22-277-01)
BD Totalys MultiProcessor
Original release date: October 04, 2022
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1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
o CVSS v3 6.6
o ATTENTION: Low attack complexity
o Vendor: Becton, Dickinson and Company (BD)
o Equipment: Totalys MultiProcessor
o Vulnerability: Use of Hard-coded Credentials
2. RISK EVALUATION
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow an attacker to
access, modify, or delete sensitive information, including electronic protected
health information (ePHI), protected health information (PHI), and personally
identifiable information (PII).
3. TECHNICAL DETAILS
3.1 AFFECTED PRODUCTS
The following BD products and versions are affected:
o BD Totalys MultiProcessor: All versions 1.70 and prior
3.2 VULNERABILITY OVERVIEW
3.2.1 USE OF HARD-CODED CREDENTIALS CWE-798
The affected product uses hard-coded credentials, which could allow an attacker
to access, modify, or delete sensitive information including ePHI, PHI, and
PII. To exploit this vulnerability, a threat actor would need physical or
network access to the system and would need to bypass any additional security
CVE-2022-40263 has been assigned to this vulnerability. A CVSS v3 base score of
6.6 has been assigned; the CVSS vector string is ( AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/
o CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE SECTORS: Healthcare and Public Health
o COUNTRIES/AREAS DEPLOYED: Worldwide
o COMPANY HEADQUARTERS LOCATION: United States
BD reported this vulnerability to CISA.
According to BD, this vulnerability is scheduled to be remediated in the BD
Totalys MultiProcessor version 1.71 software release expected in fourth quarter
BD recommends the following compensating controls for users with versions of
the BD Totalys MultiProcessor using hard-coded credentials:
o Ensure physical access controls are in place; only authorized end-users
should have access to the BD Totalys MultiProcessor.
o If the BD Totalys MultiProcessor must be connected to a network, ensure
industry standard network security policies and procedures are followed.
For additional information, users should see BD's security bulletin .
CISA recommends users take defensive measures to minimize the risk of
exploitation of this vulnerability these vulnerabilities.
CISA reminds organizations to perform proper impact analysis and risk
assessment prior to deploying defensive measures.
CISA also provides a section for control systems security recommended practices
on the ICS webpage at cisa.gov/ics . Several CISA products detailing cyber
defense best practices are available for reading and download, including
Improving Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity with Defense-in-Depth
Additional mitigation guidance and recommended practices are publicly available
on the ICS webpage at cisa.gov/ics in the technical information paper,
ICS-TIP-12-146-01B--Targeted Cyber Intrusion Detection and Mitigation
Organizations observing suspected malicious activity should follow established
internal procedures and report findings to CISA for tracking and correlation
against other incidents.
No known public exploits specifically target this vulnerability. This
vulnerability is not exploitable remotely.
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