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Cisco fixes unauthorized access flaws in access points, wireless LAN controllers

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    Cisco Systems released critical security updates for several products, including access points and wireless LAN controllers, in order to fix vulnerabilities that could give remote attackers access to devices.

    The Cisco Aironet 1830e, 1830i, 1850e and 1850i series access points contain a default account with a static password that attackers can use to gain unauthorized access, the company said in an advisory.

    Fortunately, the account does not have administrative privileges, so the vulnerability is only rated as high impact instead of critical.

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