Rule Category

PROTOCOL-SCADA -- Snort alerted on SCADA protocol activity. SCADA is used in Industrial Control Systems (ICS), programmable logic controllers for large scale systems, such as water treatment facilities. SCADA systems often require no authentication and use generic commands that are hard to screen for. Snort rules look for specific hardware and the traffic protocols they use, as these are often tied to a specific port or URI request.

Alert Message

PROTOCOL-SCADA IntelliCom NetBiter config utility hostname overflow attempt

Rule Explanation

Stack-based buffer overflow in the NetBiterConfig utility (NetBiterConfig.exe) 1.3.0 for Intellicom NetBiter WebSCADA allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long hn (hostname) parameter in a crafted HICP-protocol UDP packet. Impact: CVSS base score 10.0 CVSS impact score 10.0 CVSS exploitability score 10.0 confidentialityImpact COMPLETE integrityImpact COMPLETE availabilityImpact COMPLETE Details: Ease of Attack:

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False Positives

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Talos research team. This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology. For more information see [nvd].

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