Cisco released 24 patches, many dealing with the company’s IOS XE operating system and 19 of them addressing vulnerabilities rated high severity – although some researchers have reported that two of the high-severity fixes weren’t enough to stop exploitation.

Among the crucial patches are those for high-severity vulnerabilities affecting 10,000 of company's popular Cisco RV320 and RV325 WAN VPN small business routers, according to a recent advisory.

CVE-2019-1652 and CVE-2019-1653 could have allowed a remote attacker to inject and run admin commands on a device without a password and to get sensitive device configuration details without a password, respectively.

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