Cisco says its RV routers will no longer receive updates

Pierluigi Paganini January 15, 2021

Cisco announced it will no longer release firmware updates to fix 74 vulnerabilities affecting its RV routers, which reached end-of-life (EOL).

Cisco will no longer release firmware updates to address 74 vulnerabilities affecting some of its RV routers that reached end-of-life (EOL).

The vendor will not release updates for RV110W, RV130, RV130W, and RV215W devices the reached EOL in 2017 and 2018, but Cisco provided paid support until December 1, 2020.

The list of flaws affecting the devices includes RCEs, DoS issues, command injection vulnerabilities and XSS bugs.

Below the advisories published by the IT giant:

“Cisco has not released and will not release software updates to address the vulnerabilities described in this advisory.” reads the advisory. “The Cisco Small Business RV110W, RV130, RV130W, and RV215W Routers have entered the end-of-life process. Customers are advised to refer to the end-of-life notices for these products:

In order to exploit the flaws, the attackers need to have credentials for the device.

End-of-Sale and End-of-Life Announcement for the Cisco Small Business RV Series Routers (selected models)

The company is encouraging its customers to migrate to the Cisco Small Business RV132W, RV160, or RV160W Routers.

Cisco is not aware of attacks exploiting the vulnerabilities in the above advisories, it also added that the flaws are not simply exploitable.

“The Cisco Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) is not aware of any public announcements or malicious use of the vulnerabilities described in this advisory.” concludes Cisco.

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Pierluigi Paganini

(SecurityAffairs – hacking, Cisco RV routers)

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