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Cisco squashes critical bugs in small biz switches

May 18, 2023

Cisco rolled out patches for four critical security vulnerabilities in several of its network switches for small businesses that can be exploited to remotely hijack the equipment.

Specifically, the flaws in the web user interface can be used to run arbitrary code with root privileges.

The networking giant this week said in an advisory that organizations with service contracts that include regular software updates should get fixes for the security holes through their usual update channels. Those with valid licenses from Cisco or third parties can get them through maintenance upgrades.

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