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Security Update:The CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC) has released information on multiple vulnerabilities in Broadcom WiFi chipset drivers

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 13:15

Reason

Security update

Impact

Broadcom WiFi chipset driver users

WHAT HAPPENED

The CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC) has released information on multiple vulnerabilities in Broadcom WiFi chipset drivers.

 

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the vulnerabilities and effected systems, visit:

 

AFFECTED SYSTEM - Versions:

  • The Broadcom wl driver and the open-source brcmfmac driver for Broadcom WiFi chipsets

 

WHAT’S THE PROBLEM?

A remote attacker could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

 

WHAT DO I NEED TO DO?

Users and administrators are encouraged to go to the link listed above, review the Cisco Security Advisory and update the appropriate software.

 

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