WHITEPAPER | August 7, 2019

Arm IDA and Cross Check: Reversing the 787’s Core Network

In 2008, the Dreamliner was presented as the world’s first e-Enabled commercial airplane. Boeing certainly introduced an impressive new set of functionalities, enabling the vast majority of the components to be highly integrated with and connected to regular systems, such as onboard maintenance, data-load, and the Crew Information System.

IOActive has documented our detailed attack paths and component vulnerabilities to describe the first plausible, detailed public attack paths to effectively reach the avionics network on a commercial airplane from either non-critical domains, such as Passenger Information and Entertainment Services, or even external networks.