CVSS 3.1 Score 4.8 of 10 (medium)


Published Nov 1, 2023
Updated: Jan 25, 2024


CVE-2023-20005 is a vulnerability that affects multiple products, including Cisco Firepower Management Center (FMC) Software. The vulnerability allows an unauthenticated, remote attacker to conduct a stored cross-site scripting (XSS) attack against a user of the web-based management interface of an affected device. This is due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input by the interface. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by inserting crafted input into various data fields, potentially executing arbitrary script code or accessing sensitive information. Additionally, there is a possibility of causing temporary availability impact to parts of the FMC Dashboard. To remediate this vulnerability, it is recommended to apply the necessary security updates or patches provided by Cisco. The potential danger posed to organizations includes unauthorized access to sensitive information and potential disruption of services.

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