Tuesday, May 13, 2014

ERAM overloading exploit :)

Last week’s failure of a Federal Aviation Administration computer system handling air traffic in the southwestern US was caused by an error that filled the available memory to the system, Reuters reports. Security experts who evaluated the system told Reuters that the flaw could have been used by attackers to shut down the FAA’s En Route Automation Modernization (ERAM) system, stopping air traffic nationwide.

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