Cisco recently patched several vulnerabilities in its IOS networking software, along with flaws in some other products.

"In all, Cisco released 10 advisories, nine of which concerned IOS vulnerabilities," writes Threatpost's Dennis Fisher.

"The most serious of the flaws in IOS, the company's ubiquitous network operating system, is a bug in the way that the Smart Install application works on some Cisco Catalyst switches," Fisher writes. "The problem can allow an attacker to run arbitrary code on the switch."

Go to "Cisco Patches Slew of IOS Bugs" to read the details.

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