A vulnerability in the DNS functionality of Cisco Nexus Dashboard Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition. This vulnerability is due to the improper processing of DNS requests. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a continuous stream of DNS requests to an affected device. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to cause the coredns service to stop working or cause the device to reload, resulting in a DoS condition.
Published 2023-03-01 08:15:12
Updated 2024-01-25 17:15:25
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Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2023-20014

0.12%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 45 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2023-20014

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
3.9
3.6
NIST
7.5
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
3.9
3.6
Cisco Systems, Inc.

CWE ids for CVE-2023-20014

  • Assigned by: ykramarz@cisco.com (Secondary)
  • The product does not properly control the allocation and maintenance of a limited resource, thereby enabling an actor to influence the amount of resources consumed, eventually leading to the exhaustion of available resources.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2023-20014

Products affected by CVE-2023-20014

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