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Cisco Releases Security Advisory for IOS Software Vulnerabilities

July 30th, 2009 . by DarkFiber Consulting

Cisco has released a security advisory to address multiple vulnerabilities in IOS Software. Exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow an attacker to cause a denial-of-service condition when handling specific Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) updates. The advisory indicates that these vulnerabilities affect only Cisco IOS
Software with support for four-octet AS number space and BGP routing
configured.

DarkFiber Consulting encourages users and administrators to review Cisco Security Advisory cisco-sa-20090729-bgp and apply any necessary updates to help mitigate the risks.

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