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Cisco Smart Install Protocol Misuse [CVE-2018-0171]

The hacking group is reportedly targeting vulnerable installations of Cisco Smart Install Client, a legacy plug-and-play utility designed to help administrators configure and deploy Cisco equipment remotely, which is enabled by default on Cisco IOS and IOS XE switches and runs over TCP port 4786. Cisco is aware of a significant increase in Internet scans attempting to detect devices where, after completing setup, the Smart Install feature remains enabled and without proper security controls. This could leave the involved devices susceptible to misuse of the feature. Customers who have not done so are encouraged to follow the guidance in the Recommendations section of this notice to assess and ensure their network switches are properly protected against abuse of the Smart Install featur e. Several researchers have reported on the use of Smart Install (SMI) protocol messages toward Smart Install clients, also known as integrated branch clients (IBC), allowing an unauthenticated, remote a

Kali as Windows Sub-system for Linux (WSL) [INSTALLATION GUIDE]

INSTALLATION GUIDE FOR KALI LINUX  (For all linux Distro same installation procedure) Before the Installation Enable Windows Sub-system for Linux feature Change OS mode to Developer . Press (Windows Key) + S and try to search below mentioned option (Turn Windows ...)and click . Now you will see the menu window. Scroll down and check-in the  Windows Sub-system for Linux  and click OK. Then go to Settings > Update & Security > For Developers and chose Developer mode in right side window. Once you have done the mentioned procedures, restart your PC. INSTALLATION - Open the Microsoft Store application (Pre-Installed application of Windows) - Search ' Kali Linux ' - Click ' Get ' - Now click the three dots in the right side and chose Download Now     - Once download completed click ' Launch ' to initiate Kali Linux installation process.   -  Now you will see a terminal like below image. During the installation process it will ask you