This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Path Traversal vulnerability in ABB Flow Computer and Remote Controller products.
The vulnerability is due to improper restriction of a pathname. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary commands within the context of the vulnerable system.
Asea Brown Boveri (ABB), a Swiss industrial automation firm which develops flow computers, a special-purpose electronic instrument used by oil and gas manufacturers to interpret data and calculate oil and gas flow rates and volume are affected by a vulnerability that could allow hackers to cause disruptions and prevent utilities from billing their customers.
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System Compromise: Remote attackers can execute arbitrary script code within the context of the affected system.
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