CVSS 3.1 Score 8.6 of 10 (high)


Published Sep 27, 2023
Updated: Jan 25, 2024
CWE ID 770


CVE-2023-20033 is a vulnerability affecting Cisco IOS XE Software for Cisco Catalyst 3650 and Catalyst 3850 Series Switches. This vulnerability could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition by causing the affected device to reload unexpectedly. The vulnerability arises from improper resource management when processing traffic received on the management interface. To remediate the issue, Cisco has released software updates that address this vulnerability. The potential danger posed to an organization is the disruption of network services and loss of productivity due to the DoS condition caused by an attacker exploiting this vulnerability.

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