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5.1 Reconciliation of threats with OPC UA security mechanisms ToC Previous Next

5.1.9 Session hijacking ToC Previous Next

See 4.3.9 for a description of this threat.

OPC UA counters Session hijacking by assigning a security context (i.e. Secure Channel) with each Session as specified in the CreateSession Service in OPC 10000-4. Hijacking a Session would thus first require compromising the security context.

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