Cisco Discovers Severe Bugs in Policy Suite, SD-WAN Products

On Wednesday, July 19, CISCO notified the clients that it has been identified and fixed over a dozen serious and high sternness flaws in its Policy Suite, SD-WAN, WebEx and Nexus products. The networking giant conveyed determining four severe bugs in Policy Suite through interior testing. Two of these security flaws are unauthenticated access problems that permit a distant hacker to acquire the Policy Builder interface and the Open Systems Gateway initiative interface.

As soon as they acquire access to the Policy Builder interface, which is revealed because of the absence of verification, hackers can generate alterations to prevailing sources and generate new repositories. The OSGi interface lets a hacker to acquire or alter any file reachable by the OSGi method. The lack of a verification mechanism also reveals the Policy Builder database, permitting a hacker to acquire and alter any data stockpiled in it.

CISCO also revealed that the Cluster Manager in Policy Suite has a source account with default and fixed credentials. A distant hacker can log in to this account and implement random instructions with source rights. These serious Policy Suite flaws are trailed as CVE-2018-0374, CVE-2018-0375, CVE-2018-0376 and CVE-2018-0377. CISCO has also secured a total of seven bugs in its SD-WAN solution. The merely one of these flaws that can be oppressed distantly deprived of verification influences the Zero Touch Provisioning service and it permits a hacker to reason a denial-of-service condition.

The further SD-WAN security flaws, which necessitate verification, can be oppressed to overwrite random files on the undisclosed operating system, and implement random commands with vmanage or origin rights. One of the SD-WAN flaws necessitates both verification and confined access for exploitation. CISCO also notified clients that its Nexus 9000 series Fabric changes, precisely their DHCPv6 feature, are influenced by a high serious bug that can be oppressed by a distant and unauthenticated hacker to reason a DoS situation.

The firm has also allocated a high serious assessment to numerous flaws distressing the CISCO Webex Network Recording Player for Advanced Recording Format and Webex Recording Format files. The security flaws can be oppressed for random code implementation by receiving the aimed user to exposed particularly created ARF or WRF files practicing the affected player. None of the flaws fixed this week seem to have been oppressed for harmful aims.

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