CVE-2020-3209 Detail

Current Description

A vulnerability in software image verification in Cisco IOS XE Software could allow an unauthenticated, physical attacker to install and boot a malicious software image or execute unsigned binaries on an affected device. The vulnerability is due to an improper check on the area of code that manages the verification of the digital signatures of system image files during the initial boot process. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by loading unsigned software on an affected device. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to install and boot a malicious software image or execute unsigned binaries on the targeted device.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Cisco Systems, Inc.
Base Score:  6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-iosxe-digsig-bypass-FYQ3bmVq Patch  Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-347 Improper Verification of Cryptographic Signature cwe source acceptance level NIST   Contributor acceptance level Cisco Systems, Inc.  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-3209
NVD Published Date:
06/03/2020
NVD Last Modified:
06/10/2020
Source:
Cisco Systems, Inc.