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MODBUS Client 'Read Device Identification' Request (SCADA) (deprecated)

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Synopsis

The remote client is running the MODBUS protocol.

Description

The remote client is running the MODBUS protocol. This protocol is common on SCADA or process control networks. PVS has just observed a Modbus 'Read Device Identification' request. This request can be used to query a server for vendor information, product version number, and other informational items which would enable an attacker to perform future attacks.