AlertsCisco Security Advisory

Number: AV21-421
Date: 26 August 2021

On 25 August 2021 Cisco published Security Advisories to address vulnerabilities in multiple products. Included were critical updates for the following:

  • Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller – multiple versions
  • Cisco Cloud Application Policy Infrastructure Controller – multiple versions

Exploitation of these vulnerabilities could allow an unauthenticated, remote actor to read or write arbitrary files on an affected system.

The Cyber Centre encourages users and administrators to review the provided web links and apply the necessary updates.

Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC) Advisory
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-capic-frw-Nt3RYxR2

Cisco Security Advisories
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/publicationListing.x

Note to Readers

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