SQL injection in Cisco Unified Communications Manager

Published: 2023-08-24
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2023-20211
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Cisco Unified Communications Manager
Server applications / Other server solutions

Cisco Unified Communications Manager Session Management Edition
Server applications / Remote management servers, RDP, SSH

Vendor Cisco Systems, Inc

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) SQL injection

EUVDB-ID: #VU79948

Risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2023-20211


Exploit availability:


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary SQL queries in database.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data in the web-based management interface. A remote user can send a specially crafted request to the affected application and execute arbitrary SQL commands within the application database.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to read, delete, modify data in database and gain complete control over the affected application.


Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Cisco Unified Communications Manager: 11.5(1) - 14

Cisco Unified Communications Manager Session Management Edition: 11.5.1 - 14.0

Fixed software versions

CPE2.3 External links


Q & A

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