Windows 7 Operating System End of Life

Background

This notification is voluntarily reported by BD to Information Sharing and Analysis Organizations (ISAOs).

It applies to products that are actively supported.

BD has established a routine practice of seeking, communicating, and addressing cybersecurity issues in products in a timely fashion. Vulnerability disclosure is an essential component to BD’s approach to transparency by enabling customers to properly manage risk through awareness and guidance.

This notification provides product security information related to Microsoft’s decision to end support for the Windows 7 Operating System. The contents of this notification will be disclosed publicly on the BD Product Security website ( http://www.bd.com/productsecurity) and is voluntarily reported by BD to Information Sharing and Analysis Organizations (ISAOs) where BD participates, including the Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT) and the Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (H-ISAC).

Background

Microsoft will end support for Windows 7 Operating System (OS) after January 14, 2020 and for Windows Embedded Standard 7 Service Pack 1 on October 13, 2020. As a result, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or support for devices running Windows 7. (1).

Mitigations & Compensating Controls

The BD offerings listed below have been identified as having a Windows 7 Operating System (OS)*. In some cases, BD will offer ongoing support for BD offerings running Windows 7 operating system as noted below.

BD Offerings Running Windows 7 Remediation
  Upgrade** to Windows 10 Extension of Windows 7 Support through October 2023 End of Life
BD Accuri™ C6    
BD FACSAria™ Fusion    
BD FACSAria™ III    
BD FACSCanto™ 10-color    
BD FACSCanto™ 10-color clinical    
BD FACSCanto™ II    
BD FACSCanto™ II clinical    
BD FACSCelesta™    
BD FACSJazz™    
BD FACSLink™    
BD FACSSample Prep Assistant™ III    
BD FACSVerse™    
Influx™    
LSRFortessa™    
LSRFortessa™ X-20    
BD BACTEC™ FX    
BD BACTEC™ FX40    
BD BACTEC™ Touch
BD EpiCenter™    
BD Kiestra™ InoqulA™    
BD Kiestra™ WCA Under review, Configuration dependent    
BD Kiestra™ TLA Under review, Configuration dependent    
BD MAX    
BD Phoenix™ M50    
BD DataLink™    
BD Totalys™ Multiprocessor    
BD Totalys™ SlidePrep    
BD Viper LT™    
BD™ Bruker MALDI Biotyper™    
BD Innova
BD Pyxis™ MedStation™ ES  
BD Pyxis™ Anesthesia System ES  
Pyxis™ MedStation™ ES Integrated Main system  
BD Pyxis™ MedStation™ 4000  
BD Pyxis™ Anesthesia Station 4000  
BD Pyxis™ CUBIE System  
BD Pyxis™ CIISafe Windows 10 not available on current hardware; Other product update avenue provided  
BD Pyxis™ SupplyStation™  
BD Pyxis™ StockStation  
BD Pyxis™ CathRack  
Sherlock 3CG™ Standalone Tip Confirmation Systems (NL2) Windows 10 not available; Other product update avenue provided  
Sherlock 3CG™ Standalone Tip Confirmation Systems (NL3) Windows 10 not available; Other product update avenue provided  
Site~Rite Vision® II Ultrasound Systems Windows 10 not available; Other product update avenue provided  
Site~Rite® 8 Ultrasound Systems

 

— Note: The following BD offerings will not be upgraded to Windows 10 or include any further security updates for Windows 7 operating systems, however maintenance and support for the product will be continued: BD Innova™, BD BACTEC™ Touch and Site~Rite® 8 Ultrasound Systems.

*This is not a comprehensive list and there may be additional products running Windows 7 that are not listed

**Upgrade availability may not apply to all customers and may incur a cost based on individual customer contract

(1) Microsoft’s decision to end support for the Windows 7 Operating System after January 14, 2020: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windowsforbusiness/end-of-windows-7-support

Last BD Publication Update: 04/17/2019
Original BD Publication Date: 03/05/2019

Response

BD is expected to upgrade specified impacted products to a Windows 10 OS. BD may elect to provide extended support beyond the commercial end of support date originally provided by Microsoft, or end support for selected BD offerings due to their legacy components.

Timeline expectations will be provided to each customer by their appropriate representative.

Additional Resources

For BD product or site-specific concerns, contact your BD service representative or visit BD’s support site: https://www.bd.com/en-us/support

April 2019
Product Security Bulletin for Windows 7 Operating System

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