Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

#638 Cisco patches Denial-of-Service flaws across three products
Cisco released software updates to address five separate denial of service vulnerabilities, all which the company considers either high or critical severity, across its product line this week.

According to a series of security advisories issued on Wednesday, three of the five vulnerabilities exist in Cisco’s Wireless LAN Controller (WLC) devices, commonly used to manage and secure wireless networks in the enterprise.

The most pressing WLC vulnerability, marked critical, stems from improper handling of HTTP traffic, meaning an attacker could send a request to a device and from there trigger a buffer overflow condition, and subsequently, a denial of service condition.

The issue affects a wide spectrum of Cisco WLC devices, including those running 7.2, 7.3, 7.4 prior to, 7.5, 7.6, and 8.0, prior to
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