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GE fixes buffer overflow bug in DTM library


Threatpost - (International) General Electric released a patch for a vulnerability in device type management (DTM) libraries affecting five Highway Addressable Remote Transducer (HART) digital communication devices deployed in various critical infrastructure areas, including one manufactured by MACTek. The vulnerability allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code by causing a buffer overflow in the product's DTM and crashing the Field Device Tool (FDT) Frame Application.


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:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:23:51