Rewertz Threat Advisory – Multiple Cisco Products Vulnerabilities

November 16, 2023



Analysis Summary

CVE-2023-20208 CVSS: 4.8

Cisco Identity Services Engine is vulnerable to cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability to inject malicious script into a Web page which would be executed in a victim’s Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the page is viewed. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim’s cookie-based authentication credentials.

CVE-2023-20272 CVSS: 6.7

Cisco Identity Services Engine could allow a remote authenticated attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by improper file input validation. By uploading a specially crafted file to the web interface, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to replace files and gain access to sensitive server-side information.


  • Cross-Site Scripting
  • Security Bypass

Indicators Of Compromise


  • CVE-2023-20208
  • CVE-2023-20272

Affected Vendors


Affected Products

  • Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)


Refer to Cisco Security Advisory for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information.

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