In this demo, we disclose a potential bug in the Tesla Full Self-Driving (FSD) software. A vulnerable FSD vehicle can be deterministically tricked to run a red light. Attackers can cause a victim vehicle to behave in such ways without tampering or interfering with any sensors or physically accessing the vehicle. We infer that such behavior is caused by Tesla FSD’s decision system failing to take latest perception signals once it enters a specific mode. We call such problematic behavior Pringles Syndrome. Our study on multiple other autonomous driving implementations shows that this failed state update is a common failure pattern that specially needs attentions in autonomous driving software tests and developments.

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