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Cisco fixes 5 critical flaws that could allow router firewall takeover

July 16, 2020

Cisco has released security updates to address critical remote code execution (RCE), authentication bypass, and static default credential vulnerabilities affecting multiple router and firewall devices. An attacker could exploit the vulnerabilities to completely takeover the network devices.

Cisco also addressed a privilege escalation issue that impacts the Cisco Prime License Manager software.

The five vulnerabilities have been labeled as critical and rated 9.8 out of 10 CVSS base score, below the list of the issues fixed by Cisco.

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