Philips IntelliSpace Perinatal CVE-2019-13546 Local Security Bypass Vulnerability



Date Discovered

October 24, 2019


Philips IntelliSpace Perinatal is prone to a local security-bypass vulnerability. Attackers can exploit this issue to bypass certain security restrictions to perform unauthorized actions. This may aid in further attacks. Philips IntelliSpace Perinatal versions K and prior are vulnerable.

Technologies Affected

  • Philips IntelliSpace Perinatal
  • Philips IntelliSpace Perinatal H
  • Philips IntelliSpace Perinatal K


Permit local access for trusted individuals only. Where possible, use restricted environments and restricted shells.
Grant local interactive access to affected computers for trusted and accountable users only.

Run all software as a nonprivileged user with minimal access rights.
To limit the impact of latent vulnerabilities, configure database servers and other applications to run as a nonadministrative user with minimal access rights.

Currently, we are not aware of any vendor-supplied patches. If you feel we are in error or are aware of more recent information, please mail us at:



Brian Landrum of Coalfire LABS

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