#VU28568 Command Injection

Published: 2020-06-04

Vulnerability identifier: #VU28568

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 6.3 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-3211


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Cisco IOS XE
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor: Cisco Systems, Inc


The vulnerability allows a remote user to execute arbitrary commands on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input sanitization in the web UI. A remote administrator can supply a specially crafted input parameter on a form in the web UI, then submit that form and execute arbitrary commands on the target system.

This vulnerability affects the following products if they are running affected release of Cisco IOS XE Software: 

  • Cisco Catalyst 9800 Series Wireless Controllers

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Vulnerable software versions

Cisco IOS XE: 17.1.1


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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated privileged user via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

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