Tamarack MMSd components do not properly handle malformed RFC 1006 packets. This vulnerability may allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to cause a denial of service condition.
ISO Transport Service over TCP (TPKT, RFC 1006)
A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to cause a denial of service condition on the device running Tamarack MMSd.
Tamarak Consulting Affected
Notified: March 28, 2006 Updated: September 22, 2008
Tamarack fixed the vulnerability as soon as we were made aware of it, and released the fix in V7.992. So far, we are not aware of anyone having experienced any difficulty regarding this vulnerability. We take all security issues seriously, and will work immediately to resolve them. It is recommended that IEC61850 products (and all substation networked devices) should be used in secure environments.
The vendor has not provided us with any further information regarding this vulnerability.
This vulnerability was reported by Matt Franz of DigitalBond.
This document was written by Jeff Gennari.
|Date First Published:||2006-07-27|
|Date Last Updated:||2008-09-22 22:13 UTC|