back to article Want to know what makes Cisco's small cells tick? Just download their firmware!

Cisco is asking service providers using its Universal Small Cell kit to install a patch, because as it now stands, the devices' firmware could be copied by an outsider. As the Borg's advisory puts it, the bug “could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to retrieve firmware from a Cisco-hosted binary server”. The firmware …

  1. Mad Chaz


    < the devices' firmware "as" be copied by an outsider>

    And if not, at the speed providers and large corporations install patches on all the different pieces of kit, you can bet it will have by the time I'm done posting this comment.

  2. PJF

    bang, bang,

    bang, thunk..

    'nother nail in.

    WTF is going on w/them lately? They USED to be a "standard."

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: bang, bang,

      I hear that. Are Cisco trying to save money? A common method is to get rid of the expensive staff with experience and product knowledge first. Not blaming the bright young people coming up behind, but experience can save a lot of trial and error.

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