The Latest in IT Security

Many Healthcare, OT Systems Exposed to Attacks by NUCLEUS:13 Vulnerabilities

09
Nov
2021
Many Healthcare, OT Systems Exposed to Attacks by NUCLEUS:13 Vulnerabilities

image credit: unsplash

Collectively referred to as NUCLEUS:13, the issues likely affect safety-critical devices, such as anesthesia machines, patient monitors and other types of devices used in healthcare. Other types of operational technology (OT) systems are also impacted.

The most important of the newly identified issues is CVE-2021-31886 (CVSS score of 9.8), a stack-based buffer overflow that exists because the FTP server fails to properly validate the length of the “USER” command. An attacker could exploit the vulnerability to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition or to achieve remote code execution.

Read More

Comments are closed.

Categories

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 01, 2021
WHITE PAPERS

Mission-Critical Broadband – Why Governments Should Partner with Commercial Operators:
Many governments embrace mobile network operator (MNO) networks as ...

ARA at Scale: How to Choose a Solution That Grows With Your Needs:
Application release automation (ARA) tools enable best practices in...

The Multi-Model Database:
Part of the “new normal” where data and cloud applications are ...

Featured

Archives

Latest Comments