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DoS vulnerability found in MatrikonOPC Server for DNP3


Securityweek - (International) MatrikonOPC released updates for its OPC Server for DNP3 industrial connectivity devices to close a denial of service (DoS) vulnerability which could be exploited remotely by an attacker to cause a loop in the application until manually restarted. The product is used in industries including the energy and chemical sectors and users were advised to update their installations or use a workaround until the patch can be applied.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:22:35