CVSS 3.1 Score 8.2 of 10 (high)


Published Nov 1, 2023
Updated: Jan 25, 2024


CVE-2023-20063 is a vulnerability that affects devices running Cisco Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) Software and Cisco Firepower Management (FMC) Software. It allows an authenticated, local attacker to execute arbitrary commands with root permissions on the underlying operating system of the affected device. The vulnerability arises from insufficient validation of user-supplied input. To remediate this vulnerability, users should update their affected devices with the latest security patches provided by Cisco. If exploited successfully, this vulnerability can enable an attacker to execute arbitrary code in the context of either an FMC device or an FTD device, depending on their administrative privileges.

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