Network Security, Patch/Configuration Management, Vulnerability Management

Cisco’s latest round of updates address bugs in security products

Cisco Systems on Wednesday issued a series of security updates, in the process disclosing 29 vulnerabilities, including 16 high-impact ones.

Among the most serious issues are a series of bugs found in various security-related products, including Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance Software, Firepower Threat Defense Software, Firepower Management Center and FXOS Software. Certain of these vulnerabilities allow for remote code execution, SQL injection, command injection, container escape or denial of service.

Other affected products include Unified Communications Manager and products, Unified Contact Center Express, Security Manager, Prime Infrastructure, Identity Services Engine, IC3000 Industrial Compute Gateway, Email Security Appliance.

Bradley Barth

As director of community content at CyberRisk Alliance, Bradley Barth develops content for SC Media online conferences and events, as well as video/multimedia projects. For nearly six years, he wrote and reported for SC Media as deputy editor and, before that, senior reporter. He was previously a program executive with the tech-focused PR firm Voxus. Past journalistic experience includes stints as business editor at Executive Technology, a staff writer at New York Sportscene and a freelance journalist covering travel and entertainment. In his spare time, Bradley also writes screenplays.

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