Cisco has issued another batch of security warnings that include problems in its Firepower firewall (FXOS), Unified Computing System (UCS) software and Nexus switch operating system (NX-OS) .
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The warning about Cisco Firepower management software is rated critical among 26 other less urgent security advisories it issued.
VMware said the Nyansa technology will be targeted at boosting monitoring and troubleshooting for LAN/WAN deployments within its SD-WAN package.
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Cisco warns of vulnerabilities that can let attackers issue arbitrary actions with administrative permissions.
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