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Siemens Clears Holes in Industrial Products

Siemens has workarounds and mitigations available to handle integer overflow or wraparound, and uncontrolled resource consumption vulnerabilities in its industrial products, according to a report with CISA. Successful exploitation of these remotely exploitable...

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Siemens Fixes SINETPLAN Issue

Siemens has an update available to handle an improper authorization vulnerability in its Siemens Network Planner (SINETPLAN), according to a report with CISA. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability, which Siemens self-reported, could allow information...

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Delta Electronics Clears TPEditor Holes

Delta Electronics has an updated version available to mitigate stack-based buffer overflow, heap-based buffer overflow, and an out-of-bounds write vulnerabilitis in its TPEditor, according to a report with CISA. Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities may...

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Lessons Learned from U.S. Grid Attack

An attack on the electric grid in the western U.S. earlier this year leveraged a known vulnerability in a firewall where the operator experienced brief outages that controlled communications between the control center and multiple remote generation sites and between...

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SPC Stays SHARP and Safe

Specialty Plastics Company (SPC) is a part of PT Company, which specializes in thermoplastic injection molding of short- and high-run production. The company molds chemical resistant and high strength materials to produce custom thermoplastic parts, weighing as little...

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NRC Bans Worker from Nuclear Facilities

A former contract assembler at the URENCO USA uranium enrichment facility in Eunice, NM, ended up banned from any involvement in NRC-licensed activities for a year, said officials at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). The URENCO facility, which enriches uranium...

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13 Killed in India Chem Plant Blasts

At least 13 people were killed and 58 others injured in chain explosions of nitrogen gas cylinders at a chemical factory in Maharashtra's Dhule district in India Aug. 31, officials said. A leaking chemical from a barrel triggered a fire that led to serial explosions...

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Firecracker Factory Blast Kills 23

A large explosion at a firecracker factory Wednesday in northern India left 23 workers dead and 14 others injured, officials said. The blast, which took place in Gurdaspur in the northern state of Punjab in India, also gutted a building. The explosion and ensuing...

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Worker Safety Participation Prevents Problems: CSB

Just over 20 years ago, two massive explosions occurred just seconds apart destroyed the Mustang, Nevada, Sierra Chemical Company Kean Canyon explosives manufacturing plant, killing four workers and injuring six others. The Chemical Safety Board (CSB) found the...

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Rockwell Updates PowerMonitor 1000 Fix

Rockwell Automation has an update for a fix of cross-site scripting and authentication bypass vulnerabilities in its Allen-Bradley PowerMonitor 1000, according to a report with CISA. Successful exploitation of these remotely exploitable vulnerabilities, discovered by...

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Rockwell Updates Arena Simulation Software Fix

Rockwell Automation has an update on its fixed use after free, information exposure, type confusion, and insufficient UI warning of dangerous operations vulnerabilities in its Arena Simulation Software, according to a report with CISA. Successful exploitation of these...

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Red Lion Controls Clears Crimson Holes

Red Lion Controls has a migration path to handle multiple vulnerabilities in its Crimson Windows configuration software, according to a report with CISA. The vulnerabilities are a use after free, improper restriction of operations within the bounds of a memory buffer,...

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Chem Plant Shut to ‘Improve Reliability’

After a series of flaring incidents and area residents concerned about their safety, the Mossmorran Ethylene Plant halted work. ExxonMobil and Shell UK, who jointly operate the plant, said they were extending the shutdown until the fourth quarter in order to make...

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Fatal Fire at Oil-Gas Plant in India

At least five people were killed and eight others injured in a fire that broke out an Oil and Natural Gas Corporation’s (ONGC) oil and gas processing plant at Navi Mumbai's Uran Tuesday. As a result of the 7 a.m. incident Tuesday, gas has been diverted to a plant at...

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EZAutomation Clears PLC Editor Hole

EZAutomation has a new version available to mitigate an improper restriction of operations within the bounds of a memory buffer vulnerability in its EZ PLC Editor, according to a report with CISA. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow an attacker...

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EZAutomation EZ Touch Editor Fixed

EZAutomation has a new version available to mitigate a stack-based buffer overflow in its EZ Touch Editor, according to a report with CISA. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability, discovered by 9sg Security Team working with Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative,...

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Switch Upgrade Attempt Leads to Refinery Unit Downtime

By John Cusimano A refinery attempted to upgrade their almost 10-year-old process control network (PCN) switches in one unit during a planned maintenance window. The new switches were updated models made by the same manufacturer as the legacy switches. Workers moved...

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OR Door Maker a SHARP Graduate

For Kevin Emerick, workplace safety is not a box to check, it is about people. It is about sending workers home to their families safe after the workday. “With the median tenure at our company at almost 25 years, we are family, and the last thing you want to see is...

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Details Release of KY Pipeline Blast

While the cause of the fatal Texas Eastern pipeline explosion in Lincoln County, KY, has not yet been determined, more details released on issues that led up to the blast that killed one person, injured six others, and destroyed five homes Aug. 1. In addition to the...

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