CVSS 3.1 Score 5.8 of 10 (medium)


Published Nov 1, 2023
Updated: Jan 25, 2024
CWE ID 1039


CVE-2023-20071 is a vulnerability that affects multiple Cisco products. It is a flaw in the Snort detection engine's FTP module, which could allow an unauthenticated attacker to bypass configured policies on an affected system. The vulnerability can be exploited by sending crafted FTP traffic through the device, enabling the attacker to bypass FTP inspection and deliver a malicious payload. The risk score for this vulnerability is 25, indicating a moderate level of danger. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations should apply the necessary patches or updates provided by Cisco.

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