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Energizer DUO USB Battery Charger Software Allows Remote System Access

Original release date: March 08, 2010 | Last revised: October 23, 2012

US-CERT is aware of a backdoor in the software for the Energizer DUO USB battery charger. This backdoor may allow a remote attacker to list directories, send and receive files, and execute programs on an affected system. The software, which has been discontinued, was available for both Windows and Apple Mac OS X versions. Only the Windows version is affected by this vulnerability.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review Vulnerability Note VU#154421 and apply the recommended solutions.

This product is provided subject to this Notification and this Privacy & Use policy.

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