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Cisco releases critical IOS security patches




Cisco releases critical IOS security patches
Cisco releases critical IOS security patches



http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9187320/Cisco_releases_critical_IOS_security_patches 

By Robert McMillan
IDG News Service
September 22, 2010

Cisco has released its twice-yearly set of security updates for its 
switches and routers.

There are six advisories in all, each one covering a different component 
of the Cisco Internetwork Operating System (IOS), which powers the 
routers. They cover IOS components such as Cisco's VPN software, the 
Session Initiation Protocol (SIP), and Internet Group Management 
Protocol, and Network Address Translation (NAT) software.

Released Wednesday, the updates fix 12 bugs. An attacker could possibly 
leverage some of them to crash the router, Cisco says.

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