ATTENTION: Locally exploitable/high skill level to exploit.
Vendor: Schneider Electric
Equipment: IGSS SCADA Software
Vulnerability: Security Misconfiguration
Schneider Electric reports that the vulnerability affects the following IGSS SCADA Software products:
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could cause the device the attacker is accessing to crash or execute arbitrary code.
Schneider Electric has provided IGSS SCADA Software V13 to address this vulnerability. Users are recommended to update to V13 using the following link.
NCCIC recommends users take defensive measures to minimize the risk of exploitation of this vulnerability. Specifically, users should:
NCCIC reminds organizations to perform proper impact analysis and risk assessment prior to deploying defensive measures.
NCCIC also provides a section for control systems security recommended practices on the ICS-CERT web page. Several recommended practices are available for reading and download, including Improving Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity with Defense-in-Depth Strategies.
Additional mitigation guidance and recommended practices are publicly available in the NCCIC Technical Information Paper, ICS-TIP-12-146-01B--Targeted Cyber Intrusion Detection and Mitigation Strategies, that is available for download from the ICS-CERT website.
Organizations observing any suspected malicious activity should follow their established internal procedures and report their findings to NCCIC for tracking and correlation against other incidents.
No known public exploits specifically target this vulnerability. This vulnerability is not remotely exploitable.
Memory protection settings such as address space layout randomization (ASLR) and data execution prevention (DEP) are not properly implemented.
Ivan Sanchez of Nullcode reported this vulnerability to NCCIC.
Critical Infrastructure Sectors: Commercial Facilities, Critical Manufacturing, Energy
Countries/Areas Deployed: Worldwide
Company Headquarters Location: France
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