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Evolution in Attacks Against Cisco IOS Software Platforms

Original release date: August 12, 2015

Cisco has observed increasingly complex attacks that could allow an attacker to gain administrative access to a Cisco IOS device by installing a malicious ROMMON image. Successful exploitation using this image could allow an attacker to manipulate device behavior after the device is rebooted.

US-CERT encourages users and administrators to review the Cisco Security Activity Bulletin and apply recommendations to protect Cisco IOS devices.

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