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computer vulnerability announce CVE-2018-16561

SIMATIC S7-300: denial of service via S7 Packets

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via S7 Packets of SIMATIC S7-300, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Creation date: 09/01/2019.
Références of this threat: CERTFR-2019-AVI-004, CVE-2018-16561, SSA-306710, VIGILANCE-VUL-28197.
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Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via S7 Packets of SIMATIC S7-300, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This cybersecurity bulletin impacts software or systems such as SIMATIC.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity weakness is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of intranet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer vulnerability bulletin.

Solutions for this threat

SIMATIC S7-300: version 3.X.16.
The version 3.X.16 is fixed.
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