OSVDB ID: 86573

Title: Nuclear Power Plant Portable Radio Transmitter Interference Arbitrary System Shutdown DoS

Info

Disclosure

Unknown

Discovery

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Dates

Exploit

Unknown

Solution

Unknown

Description

Some unspecified SCADA equipment found in U.S. nuclear power plants contain a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when a certain frequency of portable radio transmissions interfere with systems, causing them to shutdown. This may lead to a situation where critical safety equipment is not available, leading to additional issues in the plant.

Classification

Location: Physical Access Required
Impact: Loss of Availability
Solution: Workaround
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Uncoordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: SCADA

Solution

Do not use portable radio transmitters (walkie-talkies) near sensitive equipment within a nuclear power plant.

Products

Unspecified

Nuclear Power Plant SCADA

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References

Credit

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