Cisco Security Advisory: Cisco IOS Software Smart Install Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

A vulnerability exists in the Smart Install feature of Cisco Catalyst Switches running Cisco IOS Software that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to perform remote code execution on the affected device.

Cisco Security Advisory: Cisco IOS Software Smart Install Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Document ID: 113030

Advisory ID: cisco-sa-20110928-smart-install

http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/707/cisco-sa-20110928-smart-install.shtml

Revision 1.1

Last Updated 2011 September 30 2330 UTC (GMT)

For Public Release 2011 September 28 1600 UTC (GMT)

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Summary

A vulnerability exists in the Smart Install feature of Cisco Catalyst Switches running Cisco IOS Software that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to perform remote code execution on the affected device.

Cisco has released free software updates that address this vulnerability.

There are no workarounds available to mitigate this vulnerability other than disabling the Smart Install feature.

This advisory is posted at http://www.cisco.com/warp/public/707/cisco-sa-20110928-smart-install.shtml .

Note: The September 28, 2011, Cisco IOS Software Security Advisory bundled publication includes ten Cisco Security Advisories. Nine of the advisories address vulnerabilities in Cisco IOS Software, and one advisory addresses a vulnerability in Cisco Unified Communications Manager. Each advisory lists the Cisco IOS Software releases that correct the vulnerability or vulnerabilities detailed in the advisory as well as the Cisco IOS Software releases that correct all vulnerabilities in the September 2011 Bundled Publication. Individual publication links are in "Cisco Event Response: Semiannual Cisco IOS Software Security Advisory Bundled Publication" at the following link:

http://www.cisco.com/web/about/security/intelligence/Cisco_ERP_sep11.html
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