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Vulnerability Notices || VN 2017-003 & VN 2017-004


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Extreme Networks has been made aware of a number of vulnerabilities present in its ExtremeXOS software. These vulnerabilities have been resolved in currently available releases and are described in two separate Vulnerability Notices, listed below:Customers with a current maintenance and support contract may access the Extreme Portal for software updates at: https://extremeportal.force.com/

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NOTE: Extreme's Vulnerability Notices are posted in the GTAC Knowledge section of the Extreme Portal.

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Hi,

VN 2017-003 is a bit funny, since other vendors allow root access to the switches by default and admin privileges are needed to escalate to root.

I accept that a possibility to restrict root access by configuration can be useful, as planned for addressing the "vulnerabilities."

Thanks,
Erik

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