Multiple Vulnerabilities in Cisco Secure Access Control System

Number: AV14-006
Date: 16 January 2014


The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to multiple vulnerabilities in the Cisco Secure Access Control System (ACS).


Cisco has released a security advisory stating that there are multiple vulnerabilities in the (ACS) that if exploited, could grant elevated privileges to a remote, unauthenticated attacker. Cisco is reporting that they are not aware of any exploitation at this time.

CVE References: CVE-2014-0648, CVE-2014-0649, CVE-2014-0650.

Suggested action

CCIRC recommends that system administrators test and deploy the vendor-released updates to affected applications accordingly.


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