Cisco has released a new collection of advisories related to the FXOS and NX-OS software. A total of 24 vulnerabilities have been released with 5 having a Critical impact rating. The vulnerabilities mostly effect Nexus switches and FirePower products.
The June 20, 2018, release of the Cisco FXOS and NX-OS Software Security Advisory Collection includes 24 Cisco Security Advisories that describe 24 vulnerabilities in Cisco FXOS Software and Cisco NX-OS Software. Cisco has released software updates that address these vulnerabilities.
Five of the vulnerabilities have a Security Impact Rating (SIR) of Critical. The remaining 19 vulnerabilities have a SIR of High. Successful exploitation of the vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to gain unauthorized access to an affected device, gain elevated privileges for an affected device, execute arbitrary code, execute arbitrary commands, gain access to sensitive information, or cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on an affected device.
Twelve of the vulnerabilities affect both Cisco FXOS Software and Cisco NX-OS Software and the remaining vulnerabilities affect only Cisco NX-OS Software. Cisco has confirmed that none of the vulnerabilities affect Cisco IOS Software or Cisco IOS XE Software.
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