CVSS Score of 10 (low)


Published Jun 22, 2023
Updated: Jul 13, 2023
CWE ID 416


The vulnerability with CVE ID CVE-2023-20893 affects VMware vCenter Server and is categorized as a use-after-free vulnerability in the DCERPC protocol implementation. This vulnerability allows a malicious actor with network access to vCenter Server to execute arbitrary code on the underlying operating system that hosts vCenter Server. It has a high severity rating and poses a potential danger to organizations as it can lead to unauthorized access and control of the affected systems. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations should update their VMware vCenter Server installations to the latest version available, which includes the necessary security patches to address this issue.

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