Termineter: Penetration Testing of Smart Meters

Termineter is a Python framework which provides a platform for the security testing of smart meters. It implements the C1218 and C1219 protocols for communication over an optical interface. Currently supported are Meters using C1219-2007 with 7-bit character sets. This is the most common configuration found in North America. Termineter communicates with Smart Meters via a connection using an ANSI type-2 optical probe with a serial interface.

Benefits:

Regular testing of your smart meters will help identify new vulnerabilities, risks, and changes in your environment. This assessment gives you a picture of both the physical and logical controls currently protecting these devices. This will also facilitate continual compliance with regulatory requirements.

How it Works:

Terminter utilises the C1218 and C1219 protocols for communication over an optical interface. Currently supported are Meters using C1219-2007 with 7-bit character sets.

This is the most common configuration found in North America. Termineter communicates with Smart Meters via a connection using an ANSI type-2 optical probe with a serial interface.

Users must have general knowledge of the meter’s internal workings in order to use Termineter proficiently.

Modules

  • brute_force_login – Brute Force Credentials
  • dump_tables – Dump Readable C12.19 Tables From The Device To A CSV File
  • enum_tables – Enumerate Readable C12.19 Tables From The Device
  • get_info – Get Basic Meter Information By Reading Tables
  • get_log_info – Get Information About The Meter’s Logs
  • get_modem_info – Get Information About The Integrated Modem
  • get_security_info – Get Information About The Meter’s Access Control
  • read_table – Read Data From A C12.19 Table
  • run_procedure – Initiate A Custom Procedure
  • set_meter_id – Set The Meter’s I.D.
  • set_meter_mode – Change the Meter’s Operating Mode
  • write_table – Write Data To A C12.19 Table

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Irfan Shakeel
irfan shakeel, the founder of ehacking project, he also hosts classes at eh academy. he has found many vulnerabilities in the world’s known platforms, he has been providing it security training since 2010. you might have read his articles and opinion on ibm developers, infosec institute, alienvault, eh academy and other known blogs. follow him on twitter, linkedin and quora.

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