Will the Iranians get the fixes?
IIRC, a Siemens spokesman said that they had not supplied Simatic and the associated kit to Iran - so, I wonder if the Iranians will get the fixes.
Siemens has corked vulnerabilities in its industrial control kit similar to those exploited by the infamous Stuxnet worm. Security bugs on the German manufacturer's Simatic Step 7 and Simatic PCS 7 SCADA control software created a means to load malicious dynamic-link library (DLL) files. This is the type of flaw exploited by …
one would think that this would have been a top priority but obviously it isn't... but then again, they are providing tech to those who seek to use it for gains that others are attempting to prevent them from gaining... can we say catch22? or maybe we should be questioning the act of selling this tech to those with these goals in mind? of course, on the path to a one society world, this is something completely different... or is it? can we spell "coldwar"?