back to article It's nearly 2019, and your network can get pwned through an oscilloscope

Administrators overseeing lab environments would be well advised to double-check their network setups following the disclosure of serious flaws in a line of oscilloscopes. On Friday, SEC Consult said it had uncovered a set of high-impact vulnerabilities in electronic testing equipment made by Siglent Technologies. In …

  1. Christian Berger Silver badge

    It's actually not that relevant

    Those LAN ports are barely ever used at all, and if they are used they are used with a second network card. After all the LAN port is just a cheaper way of running GPIB to a PC.

    And seriously, if a single device on your network can own the whole network, you have seriously messed up.

  2. 0laf Silver badge
    Holmes

    So the attacker already has physical access to your network. You're in a bad place anyway.

    Hacking the oscilloscope probably isn't next on their agenda with that access.

    So a nice unsual vulnerability but probably not very important. If you're running a high assurance network I would hope you'd be examining every bit of network aware kit coming in and making appropriate descisions regarding their use.

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