Vulnerability Bulletins

Cisco IOS XR Software iPXE Boot Signature Bypass Vulnerability

System information

Affected software Cisco


A vulnerability in the iPXE boot function of Cisco IOS XR software could allow an authenticated, local attacker to install an unverified software image on an affected device. This vulnerability is due to insufficient image verification. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by manipulating the boot parameters for image verification during the iPXE boot process on an affected device. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to boot an unverified software image on the affected device.

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Standar resources

Property Value
CVE CVE-2023-20236.

Version history

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