Vulnerability Bulletins

Cisco IOS XR Software Image Verification Vulnerability

System information

Affected software Cisco


A vulnerability in Cisco IOS XR Software image verification checks could allow an authenticated, local attacker to execute arbitrary code on the underlying operating system. This vulnerability is due to a time-of-check, time-of-use (TOCTOU) race condition when an install query regarding an ISO image is performed during an install operation that uses an ISO image. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by modifying an ISO image and then carrying out install requests in parallel. A

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Standar resources

Property Value
CVE CVE-2023-20135.

Version history

Version Comments Date
1.0 Advisory issued 2023-09-14
Ministerio de Defensa