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A security researcher has reported a vulnerability in the Moxa Device Manager (MDM).
The MDM is a remote management tool for managing Moxa’s embedded computers via the Internet. Moxa’s embedded computers are used in the following applications: Renewable Energy, Power Automation, Maritime, and Railway & ITS.
The reported vulnerability is a buffer overflow in the communications protocol utilized by the MDM Tool. ICS-CERT has not verified this vulnerability.
ICS-CERT is reaching out to Moxa to inform them of this vulnerability and to work with them on any necessary mitigations. ICS-CERT will provide additional information as it becomes available.
Please report any issues affecting control systems in critical infrastructure environments to ICS-CERT.
ICS-CERT released vulnerability details and mitigation recommendations in the follow-up advisories, MOXA Device Manager Buffer Overflow, on October 28, 2010, and MOXA Device Manager Buffer Overflow (Update A), on November 10, 2010.
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