What is Profinet?

Testing Profinet

Use profinet_scanner.py to detect devices on a network!

SCADA-safe scanner: https://www.rapid7.com/db/modules/auxiliary/scanner/scada/profinet_siemens

Once the devices are identiied, MiTM, packet record/replay attacks can be used as there is no security on the protocol!

To scan from outside, the default ports used are: port 34962-64


Resources and bibliography:

  • Industrial Cybersecurity – Efficiently secure critical infrastructure systems by Pascal Ackerman
  • Cybersecurity for Industrial Control Systems: SCADA, DCS, PLC, HMI, and SIS by T. Macaulay, B. L. Singer
  • Tools source: https://github.com/Boxbop/scada-tools