Embedded systems based on Arduino before Rev3 allow remote attackers to send data to LEDs (directly connected to GPIO pins) via a laser, because of LED photosensitivity.
Published 2019-07-19 21:15:11
Updated 2020-08-24 17:37:01
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2019-13991

0.11%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 43 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2019-13991

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
3.3
LOW AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
6.5
2.9
NIST
6.5
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N
2.8
3.6
NIST

References for CVE-2019-13991

  • https://arxiv.org/abs/1907.00479
    [1907.00479] ("Oops! Had the silly thing in reverse")---Optical injection attacks in through LED status indicators
    Third Party Advisory

Products affected by CVE-2019-13991

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