[Control Systems] Rockwell Automation Security Vulnerability

Number: AV17-078
Date: 08 June 2017


The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to a recently discovered vulnerability to Rockwell Automation PanelView Plus 6 700-1500 graphic terminals and logic module products.


Rockwell Automation has issued a security advisory concerning its PanelView Plus 6 700-1500 graphic terminals and logic module products. Rockwell Automation PanelView Plus terminals and logic module products do not perform an authorization check on connection requests to TCP port 44818 and UDP 2222. This may allow remote retrieval of data and potential disruption of service.

Affected versions of PanelView Plus 6 700-1500:

This vulnerability does not affect graphic terminals running OS 2.31 or greater.

CVE Reference: CVE-2017-7914

Suggested action

CCIRC recommends that system administrators test and deploy the vendor released firmware updates that address this vulnerability at your earliest convenience:

Please consult ICS-CERT and manufacturer advisories for additional mitigation advice.



Note to Readers

In support of Public Safety's mission to build a safe and resilient Canada, CCIRC's mandate is to help ensure the security and resilience of the vital non-federal government cyber systems that underpin Canada's national security, public safety and economic prosperity. As Canada's computer security incident response team, CCIRC is Canada's national coordination centre for the prevention and mitigation of, preparedness for, response to, and recovery from cyber incidents on non-federal government systems. It does this by providing authoritative advice and support, and coordinating information sharing and incident response.

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