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TCP vulnerability haunts Wind River VxWorks embedded OS

2015/06/23

Threatpost - (International) Security researchers at Georgia Tech discovered a transmission control protocol (TCP) prediction vulnerability in Wind River's VxWorks embedded operating system (OS) used in a large number of industrial control system (ICS) products in which an attacker can leverage a predictable TCP initial sequence to spoof or disrupt connections to and from target devices.

Source: https://threatpost.com/tcp-vulnerability-haunts-wind-river-vxworks-embedded-os/113429

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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