Date: 15 October 2021
On 14 October 2021 ICS-CERT published an ICS Advisory to highlight a vulnerability in the following products:
- MELSEC iQ-R Series CPU Module:
- R08/16/32/120SFCPU - all versions
- R08/16/32/120PSFCPU - all versions
Exploitation of this vulnerability could allow an actor to obtain credentials.
The Cyber Centre encourages users and administrators to review the provided web link, perform the suggested mitigations and apply the necessary updates.
ICS Advisory (ICSA-21-287-03)
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