back to article Cisco patches IOS to stop automation exploitation

Cisco's turned up vulnerabilities in automation software that open the door to denial-of-service and limited access to devices. The company's Autonomic Network Infrastructure (ANI) feature in IOS provides self-management for various IPv6-supporting routers and Ethernet switches. One of the ANI features is to remove the need …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Tsk, tsk, Cisco,

    how could you do that ?

    1. Captain DaFt

      Re: Tsk, tsk, Cisco,

      "how could you do that ?"

      They answered that one two days ago: http://m.theregister.co.uk/2015/03/24/the_final_horror_networks_without_sysadmins/

      Alvaro Retana said during the interview:

      "The other part is that really good security and operations don't necessarily see each other in the eye. If I do really good security, operations will be harder.

      And people are in this to make money – if you're a service provider you're in this to make money."

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