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Critical vulnerabilities in Dataprobe iBoot-PDU power distribution units

[Updated on 21 September 2022] Critical vulnerabilities in power distribution units

The CISA warned of seven system vulnerabilities in Dataprobe’s iBoot-PDU power distribution unit product in its alert. CVE-2022-3183 and CVE-2022-3184 have been recognized as two firmware flaws, and the remaining five discovered vulnerabilities span from CVE-2022-3185 to CVE-2022-3189. If the first two vulnerabilities are exploited, attackers will be able to interrupt essential services. The remaining five holes allow hackers to gain access to the administrative page and expose sensitive data. Read more: ICS Advisory (ICSA-22-263-03)

Dataprobe iBoot-PDU vulnerabilities

Claroty researchers have uncovered vulnerabilities in Dataprobe’s iBoot-PDU, an intelligent power distribution unit product. Claroty says these vulnerabilities can be used to bypass NAT and mount attacks on iBoot-PDUs to shut down power on connected devices. Read more: Jumping NAT to Shut Down Electric Devices

Alex Lim is a certified IT Technical Support Architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex IT systems and networks. He has worked for leading IT companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco, providing technical support and solutions to clients across various industries and sectors. Alex has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in information security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the author of several best-selling books on IT technical support, such as The IT Technical Support Handbook and Troubleshooting IT Systems and Networks. Alex lives in Bandar, Johore, Malaysia with his wife and two chilrdren. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Website | Twitter | Facebook

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