Implementing a vertically hardened DNP3 control stack for power applications

Bratus, S., Crain, A.J., Hallberg, S., Hirsch, D.P., Patterson, M.L., Koo, M., Smith, S.W.
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Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Industrial Control System Security Workshop (ICSS '16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 45-53.

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Abstract:

We present an assurance methodology for producing significantly more secure implementations of SCADA/ICS protocols, and describe our case study of applying it to DNP3, in the form of a filtering proxy that deeply and exhaustively validates DNP3 messages. Unlike the vast majority of deployed proprietary DNP3 implementations, our code demonstrates resilience to state-of-the-art black-box as well as white-box fuzz-testing tools.

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Published
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Proceedings
Publication Date:
12/06/2016
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