CVSS 3.1 Score 7.2 of 10 (high)


Published Nov 1, 2023
Updated: Jan 25, 2024
CWE ID 434


CVE-2023-20196 is a vulnerability that affects Cisco ISE, allowing an authenticated remote attacker with valid Administrator credentials to upload arbitrary files to the affected device. The vulnerability stems from improper validation of files uploaded to the web-based management interface. Exploiting this vulnerability could enable the attacker to store malicious files in specific directories on the device, potentially leading to additional attacks, including executing arbitrary code with root privileges. The vulnerability has a high severity rating and a base score of 7.2. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations should apply any available patches or updates provided by Cisco.


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