Researchers detail bug in wireless devices impacting critical sectors

Bleeping Computer

Ionut Ilascu

A vulnerability affecting components used in millions of critical connected devices in the automotive, energy, telecom, and medical sector could let hackers hijack the device or access the internal network.

In some cases, the flaw is remotely exploitable over 3G. Researchers found it in the Cinterion EHS8 M2M module from Thales (formerly from Gemalto, acquired by Thales in 2019) but the vendor also confirmed it in BGS5, EHS5/6/8, PDS5/6/8, ELS61, ELS81, PLS62.

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