Alerts[Control Systems] ABB Security Advisory

Number: AV21-435
Date: 3 September 2021

On 3 September 2021 ABB published a Cyber Security Advisory to address a vulnerability in the following product:

  • ABB Base Software for SoftControl – version 6.1 and prior

Exploitation of this vulnerability could result in remote code execution.

The Cyber Centre encourages users and administrators to review the provided web link, perform the suggested mitigations and apply the necessary updates.

ABB Cyber Security Advisory (2PAA122974)

Note to Readers

The Canadian Centre for Cyber Security (Cyber Centre) operates as part of the Communications Security Establishment.  We are Canada’s national authority on cyber security and we lead the government’s response to cyber security events. As Canada's national computer security incident response team, the Cyber Centre works in close collaboration with government departments, critical infrastructure, Canadian businesses and international partners to prepare for, respond to, mitigate, and recover from cyber events. We do this by providing authoritative advice and support, and coordinating information sharing and incident response. The Cyber Centre is outward-facing, welcoming partnerships that help build a stronger, more resilient cyber space in Canada.

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