Category Archives: Networking

Cisco Patches Serious Vulnerability in ASR 9000 Routers

On Wednesday, Cisco issued patches for 30 flaws, including a grave bug affecting ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers running IOS XR 64-bit software.

The flaw, tracked as CVE-2019-1710 and containing a CVSS score of 9.8, could allow an unverified, distant attacker to get access to internal applications running on the sysadmin virtual machine (VM).

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Juniper issues update after hardcoded identifications left in switches

Juniper Networks has released an update after discovering hardcoded credentials had been left in some of its datacenter switches.

Designated CVE-2019-0034, the exposed login was found in the Junos Network Agent, a software tool used to manage sensors and other devices that monitor network performance. Precisely, hardcoded credentials were found in Google gRPC, a component used with the Junos Telemetry Interface.

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Cisco Fixes Dozens of Critical Vulnerabilities in Nexus Switches

Cisco fixed about more than two dozens of critical vulnerabilities impacting its Nexus switches, containing flaws that can be employed for Denial of Service threats, absolute code implementation, and privilege rapidly increased. Different advisories have been issued by the networking giant for about each of the vulnerabilities, many of which affect the NX-OS software powering Nexus switches and some other Cisco devices.

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Harmful Bugs in Wireless VPN and Firewall Routers Patched By Cisco

CISCO stated that CVE-2019-1663 has a CVSS score of 9.8 that permits unverified, distant strikers to implement absolute code. Cisco is encouraging users to modify their firewall routers and wireless VPN, after fixing a crucial flaw that could permit unverified, distant attackers to implement absolutecode. These small business routers are employed for wireless interconnected in home offices and small offices.

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Default Account Reveals Cisco Switches To Distant Threats

Any default account existing in Cisco Small Business switches can permit distant hackers to acquire entire access to compromising devices. Cisco, the networking giant has so far to announce fixes, however a workaround is acquirable.

Small Business switches functioning any software announce come with a default account according to Cisco that is offered for the primary login. The account has complete supervision privileges and it cannot be withdrawn from the system of rules.

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Severe Bugs Permit Acquisition of D-Link Routers

Analysts have identified various flaws that can be made use of acquiring full activity of few D-Link routers, and fixes do not seem to be acquirable. Critical bugs have also been revealed in routers from Linksys.

The security flaws impacting D-Link devices were disclosed by a team of researchers from Poland at the Silesian University of Technology. The vulnerabilities affect the httpd server of various D-Link routers, containing DWR-111, DWR-116, DIR-140L, DWR-512, DIR-640L, DWR-712, DWR-912, and DWR-921.

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D-Link Routers Engaged Spreading Hacking Scam in Brazil

A DNSchanger like threat initially highlighted couple of months ago in August on D-Link routers in Brazil has spread out to impact more than seventy various devices and more than 100,000 individual piece of kit. Radware initially known as the current campaign, which began as a threat on Banco de Brasil users via a DNS redirection that sent individuals to a similar website that sneaked their credentials.

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