There is a vulnerability in software for Tesla that can hack car functions

Security experts have pointed out that some third-party software provided for Tesla's vehicles is vulnerable to the ability to hijack some of the vehicle's functionality from the outside. The problem is not with Tesla's system or infrastructure, but with the car owner.

Third-Party Software for Teslas Can Be Hacked, German Teen Says --Bloomberg

German security expert David Colombo has confirmed that the vulnerability can be used to access the functionality of more than 25 Tesla vehicles in more than 13 countries.

Specifically, it seems that it is possible to cancel the sentry mode that watches the vehicle, open and close doors and windows, start keyless driving, operate the car audio system, and so on.

Vehicle of the accelerator and the brake during operation, can not be steering operations I understand that 'not a full remote control', in suddenly volume fully open during running of the highway Rick roll or is, or open the door, head If the light blinks continuously, it will endanger the surrounding area.

Tesla's security team has also begun investigating this matter.

In addition, the CVE number allocation reservation was also made by the American NPO MITER, which has set the 'CVE (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures)' given to security issues.

According to Colombo, the software maker hasn't released a fix yet, so he asked news site Bloomberg not to release details.

in Software,   Ride,   Security, Posted by logc_nt