Cisco warns of a security flaw in Nexus 9000 series switch

An unauthenticated attacker may exploit the vulnerability to tamper with encrypted traffic, the company says

clock • 3 min read
Cisco warns of a security flaw in Nexus 9000 series switch
Image:

Cisco warns of a security flaw in Nexus 9000 series switch

Cisco recommends that customers using vulnerable switches should disable ACI multi-site CloudSec encryption until a fix is provided

Cisco has released an advisory about a security vulnerability in the Nexus 9000 series switches that could enable an unauthorised remote attacker to read or alter encrypted traffic exchanged betwee...

To continue reading this article...

Join Computing

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the technology industry
  • Receive important and breaking news in our daily newsletter
  • Be the first to hear about our events and awards programmes
  • Join live member only interviews with IT leaders at the ‘IT Lounge’; your chance to ask your burning tech questions and have them answered
  • Access to the Computing Delta hub providing market intelligence and research
  • Receive our members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from senior IT Leaders

Join now

 

Already a Computing member?

Login

You may also like
Encryption backdoors violate human rights, says EU court

Privacy

Implications for EU's own efforts to regulate encryption

clock 16 February 2024 • 3 min read
Cisco cuts more than 4,000 jobs

Corporate

The tech giant, whose customers are still digesting orders received following the clearing of the massive backlog, saw weak product revenues in Q2 2024. Cisco also confirmed that it would be cutting jobs globally to adjust expenses focus on key growth...

clock 15 February 2024 • 3 min read
Cisco: significant job cuts likely

Corporate

Company reportedly set to announce layoffs on its earnings call this week

clock 13 February 2024 • 1 min read
Most read
01

Don't encourage kids to code, says Nvidia CEO

29 February 2024 • 3 min read
03

Tech trends 2024: Optimisation over transformation

29 February 2024 • 20 min read
04

Epic Games allegedly hacked by ransomware gang

29 February 2024 • 3 min read
05

Cyber incident disrupts another UK university

25 February 2024 • 2 min read

Sign up to our newsletter

The best news, stories, features and photos from the day in one perfectly formed email.

More on Threats and Risks

US, UK, Canada seek global coalition to combat state disinformation

US, UK, Canada seek global coalition to combat state disinformation

US, UK and Canada have endorsed a framework to tackle information manipulation

clock 27 February 2024 • 3 min read
LockBit re-emerges a week after takedown

LockBit re-emerges a week after takedown

'Damage control for the LockBit brand, a show of strength'

John Leonard
clock 26 February 2024 • 2 min read
Massive data leak exposes Chinese infosec vendor's cyberattacks-for-hire

Massive data leak exposes Chinese infosec vendor's cyberattacks-for-hire

Documents outline the use of hardware hacking devices, including a malicious power bank designed to surreptitiously upload data into victims' systems

clock 23 February 2024 • 3 min read