CVSS 3.1 Score 8.6 of 10 (high)


Published Sep 27, 2023
Updated: Jan 25, 2024
CWE ID 400


CVE-2023-20176 is a vulnerability in the networking component of Cisco access point (AP) software. It affects the affected products "igIQuP" and "QtqsN9". An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by connecting to an AP on an affected device as a wireless client and sending a high rate of traffic over an extended period of time. This overuse of AP resources could cause the Datagram TLS (DTLS) session to tear down and reset, resulting in a denial of service (DoS) condition. The risk score for this vulnerability is 65, with a base severity rating of HIGH. It has an exploitability score of 3.9 and an impact score of 4.0, indicating the potential danger it poses to organizations.

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