Cisco says unpatched vulnerabilities could lead to DoS attacks, arbitrary code execution, take-over of devices.
Antivirus makers Sophos and Avast are warning users that installing a recent Windows update may cause their PCs to lock up or fail to boot.
VPN packages from Cisco, Palo Alto, F5 and Pusle may improperly secure tokens and cookies, allowing nefarious actors an opening to invade and take control over an end user’s system.
Cisco customers using Small Business RV320 and RV325 who updated the online management interface for the dual gigabit WAN VPN routers in January will need to update it again.
Cisco is issuing 17 new fixes for security problems with IOS and IOS/XE software that runs most of its routers and switches, while it has no patch yet to replace flawed patches to RV320 and RV 325 routers.
Cisco this week advised customers using its 7800 and 8800 series IP phones they should patch a variety of “high” priority vulnerabilities that could lead to denial of service and other security problems.
Cisco is patching holes in software for Nexus 3000, 3500, 7000, 9000 switches and for Firepower 4100 Series next-generation firewall and Firepower 9300 security appliance.
Cisco is warning organizations with remote users using a particular wireless firewall, VPN and router to patch a critical vulnerability in each that could let attackers break into the network.