Tuesday, November 5 • 9:45am - 10:15am
More Than Turbulence- Aviation Software Vulnerabilities & Exploitation

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Introductions to the challenges of modern aviation and technology
Maintenance and asset management
FAA requirements and recalls
     Weaknesses in exposure of various parts databases  
      Lack of required security testing by FAA on maintenance software
Software utilized in a modern airframe
     Explaination of what types of software is in use on both planes and weight balancing

Bufferoverflows, the FAA requires memory checks to ensure they stay within hardware operating parameters. But, no full boundary checks.
Explanation of current challenges: F35a has buffer overflow issues requiring a manual reboot of the flight computer, in flight
Gate logic doesn't equal good code or secure code: explaination of how the software is written whilst pointing out memory leaks, incompatibility with ease of patching unless substantial down time (except the 787) and the lack of any security testing for any aviation software on a plane.

Exposure of various airframe manufacturer systems.

Exposure of various airport ticketing and maintenance systems

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Chris Kubecka

CEO, Hypasec
Chris Kubecka is an experienced, committed, energetic and certified digital security expert who is passionate about solutions. Author of multiple books including the 2019 release of Hack the World with OSINT. Over 20 years of professional experience ranging from military, government... Read More →

Tuesday November 5, 2019 9:45am - 10:15am
Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington Scarsdale Pl, Kensington, London W8 5SY, UK

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