High Threat Security Alert (A23-04-14): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Cisco Products
20 April 2023
Cisco released security advisories to address multiple vulnerabilities in Cisco devices and software. For information about the vulnerabilities and the attacking vectors, please refer to the corresponding security advisories at the vendor's website.
Reports indicate that the proof-of-concept (PoC) code for the privilege escalation vulnerability in Cisco ASR 5000 Series Routers and Cisco Virtualized Packet Core running StarOS Software are available. System administrators are advised to take immediate actions to patch your affected systems to mitigate the elevated risk of cyber attacks.
Cisco ASR 5000 Series Routers running StarOS Software
For detailed information of the affected products, please refer to the section "Affected Products" of corresponding security advisory at vendor's website.
Depending on the vulnerabilities being exploited, a successful exploitation could lead to arbitrary command injection, denial of service, information disclosure, privilege escalation, security restriction bypass or tampering of affected system.
Software updates for affected systems are now available. System administrators of affected systems should follow the recommendations provided by the product vendor and take immediate actions to mitigate the risk. For detailed information of the available patches, please refer to the section "Fixed Software" of corresponding security advisory at vendor's website.
System administrators should contact their product support vendors for the fixes and assistance.