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DMA – Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command

Vulnerability Summary

Command injection flaw exists in DMA Administrator UI due to a flaw in the neutralization of data passed in the input fields allowing Root access. An authenticated Administrator can exploit a command injection flaw within the UI of the DMA that allows Root access.  The DMA product line is no longer receiving security patching and is superseded by Clariti.  Customers are encouraged to transition from DMA to Clariti to ensure security and maintenance attention.  This vulnerability is fixed within the currently supported Clariti product line.

Note: This flaw allows the same level of access already provided to the Administrator through other features. 



CVE 2023-28880 – DMA Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command. A flaw discovered in DMA within the neutralization of data passed in the input fields of the Administrator web UI could result in an authenticated command injection.  A successful exploit of this vulnerability could allow the attacker to establish a shell with the same level of privileges.

Poly released a firmware update to address this vulnerability in the supported product Clariti, there is no workaround. Customers running DMA are encouraged to upgrade to Clariti to receive the fix solution.


Last Update: 9/25/2023
Initial Public Release: 9/11/2023
Advisory ID:  PLYUI23-02

CVE ID: CVE-2023-28880
CVSS Score: 6.7

Product Affected

Not Supported
Clariti Core

Prior to 10.3.3


Poly recommends customers upgrade to Clariti Core firmware build 10.3.3 or later.



There is no workaround. Customers are encouraged to migrate from DMA to the Clariti product line to receive security patching for this issue.


Any customer using an affected system who is concerned about this vulnerability within their deployment should contact Poly Technical Support(888) 248-4143, (916) 928-7561, or visit the Poly Support Site.



Poly would like to thank Shmual “Sam” Dlinn from Capital One Cyber Team for reporting security vulnerabilities to us and for their coordinated disclosure.

Revision History
1.0 4/3/2023 Initial Release
1.1 9/25/2023 Updated fix solutions

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