Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit Critical Vulnerability (CVE-2019-1710) Threat Alert

Cisco IOS XR 64-Bit Critical Vulnerability (CVE-2019-1710) Threat Alert

maio 2, 2019 | Adeline Zhang


Cisco has released a security advisory to announce the fix of a vulnerability (CVE-2019-1710) in Cisco IOS XR 64-bit Software running on Cisco ASR 9000 Series Aggregation Services Routers. This vulnerability is the result of incorrect isolation of the secondary management interface from internal sysadmin applications. An unauthenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability to log in to an affected device remotely or cause a denial of service.

CVSS 3.0 base score: 9.8


For details about this vulnerability, please visit the following link:

Affected Versions

  • Cisco IOS XR 64-bit Software Release 6.5.x < 6.5.3
  • Cisco IOS XR 64-bit Software Release 7.0.x < 7.0.1

Unaffected Versions

  • Cisco IOS XR 64-bit Software Release 6.5.3
  • Cisco IOS XR 64-bit Software Release 7.0.1


Cisco has released new versions to fix the preceding vulnerability. Affected users are advised to upgrade as soon as possible.

For remediation details, refer to the security advisory at the following link:


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