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Products => Computers => Security => Topic started by: madires on August 04, 2021, 12:12:59 pm

Title: INFRA:HALT - vulnerabilities in NicheStack (TCP/IP stack)
Post by: madires on August 04, 2021, 12:12:59 pm
14 critical vulnerabilities found in NicheStack (TCP/IP stack) and 200+ vendors effected, a lot of PLCs.
https://www.forescout.com/research-labs/infra-halt/ (https://www.forescout.com/research-labs/infra-halt/)
Title: Re: INFRA:HALT - vulnerabilities in NicheStack (TCP/IP stack)
Post by: NiHaoMike on August 06, 2021, 03:25:52 am
Yet another example of security through obscurity failing in the long run.
Title: Re: INFRA:HALT - vulnerabilities in NicheStack (TCP/IP stack)
Post by: mrflibble on September 08, 2021, 08:35:09 pm
14 critical vulnerabilities found in NicheStack (TCP/IP stack) and 200+ vendors effected, a lot of PLCs.
https://www.forescout.com/research-labs/infra-halt/ (https://www.forescout.com/research-labs/infra-halt/)
Just for the fun of it gave the research report a quick scan. Buffer overflow and lack of input validation is still pretty popular, tsk tsk. At least this one is a bit more amusing: "Whenever an unknown HTTP request is received, a panic is invoked."

Reminds me of Novell servers in the previous millennium, where you could crash the entire server by a simple telnet to port 25.