Cisco IOS XE Software Unified Threat Defense Command Injection (cisco-sa-iosxe-utd-cmd-JbL8KvHT)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 192623


The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch


According to its self-reported version, Cisco IOS-XE Software is affected by a vulnerability.

- A vulnerability in the Unified Threat Defense (UTD) configuration CLI of Cisco IOS XE Software could allow an authenticated, local attacker to execute arbitrary commands as root on the underlying host operating system. To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker must have level 15 privileges on the affected device.
This vulnerability is due to insufficient input validation. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by submitting a crafted CLI command to an affected device. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary commands as root on the underlying operating system. (CVE-2024-20306)

Please see the included Cisco BIDs and Cisco Security Advisory for more information.


Upgrade to the relevant fixed version referenced in Cisco bug ID CSCwh05263

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 192623

File Name: cisco-sa-iosxe-utd-cmd-JbL8KvHT-iosxe.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: combined

Family: CISCO

Published: 3/27/2024

Updated: 4/5/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 4.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:M/C:C/I:C/A:N

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2024-20306


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6

Temporal Score: 5.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:cisco:ios_xe

Required KB Items: Host/Cisco/IOS-XE/Version

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/27/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/27/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-20306

CWE: 233

CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-iosxe-utd-cmd-JbL8KvHT

IAVA: 2024-A-0188