This module sends a specially crafted packet to port 50000/UDP causing a denial of service of the affected (Siemens SIPROTEC 4 and SIPROTEC Compact < V4.25) devices. A manual reboot is required to return the device to service. CVE-2015-5374 and a CVSS v2 base score of 7.8 have been assigned to this vulnerability.
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