AlertsCisco Security Advisory

Number: AV21-564
Date: 4 November 2021

On 3 November 2021 Cisco published Security Advisories to address vulnerabilities in multiple products. Included were critical updates for the following:

  • Cisco PON Switch – multiple versions
  • Cisco Policy Suite – versions 21.1.0, 20.2.0, and versions prior to 20.2.0

Exploitation of these vulnerabilities could allow an unauthenticated remote actor to log in with default credentials or as the root user, perform command injection, or modify configurations.

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

Cisco Security Advisories

Note to Readers

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