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Ground system for weather satellites contains thousands of 'high-risk' bugs

2014/08/27

SC Magazine - (National) The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) was urged by the U.S. Department of Commerce Office of Inspector General in an August 21 memo to quickly patch several high-risk vulnerabilities in the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) ground system after an audit found 23,868 vulnerabilities in the JPSS ground system for the second quarter of the fiscal year 2014. NOAA initiated a system update process in order to patch the vulnerabilities.

Source: http://www.scmagazine.com/ground-system-for-weather-satellites-contains-thousands-of-high-risk-bugs/article/368479/

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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