Cisco latest round of security updates addresses 29 vulnerabilities in multiple Cisco products that could allow a remote attacker to take control of an affected system and one of which is being actively exploited in Sea Turtle campaign.

Admins in charge of Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers have been instructed to urgently address the flaw as the most severe of the bugs has a severity rating of 9.8 out of a possible 10.

ASR flaw CVE-2019-1710  is a "vulnerability in the sysadmin virtual machine (VM) on Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers running Cisco IOS XR 64-bit Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to access internal applications running on the sysadmin VM,” according to an April 17 security update.

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