#VU82710 Security features bypass in Cisco Firepower Threat Defense (FTD)

Published: 2023-11-03

Vulnerability identifier: #VU82710

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2023-20267


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Cisco Firepower Threat Defense (FTD)
Hardware solutions / Security hardware applicances

Vendor: Cisco Systems, Inc


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to the configuration for IP geolocation rules is not parsed properly. A remote attacker can spoof an IP address and bypass location-based IP address restrictions.

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Vulnerable software versions

Cisco Firepower Threat Defense (FTD): 7.3.0, 7.2.2, 7.2.1, 7.2.0, 7.0.0 - 7.0.1

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker 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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