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Cisco IOS and IOS XE Software Smart Install "Protocol Misuse"

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Cisco IOS and IOS XE Software Smart Install "Protocol Misuse"

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
02/14/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/18/2017
Modified
08/21/2017

Description

Exposure of the Smart Install Protocol allows complete compromise of the target switch and poses a risk to any device connecting to or through it.

Solution(s)

  • cisco-disable-smi

References

  • cisco-disable-smi

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