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Cisco Bug: CSCus79173 - AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client Hostscan Path Traversal Vulnerability

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Mar 12, 2016

Products (1)

  • Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client

Known Affected Releases

4.0(2049)

Description (partial)

Symptom:
A vulnerability in Inter-process communication (IPC) channel of Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client Hostscan module could allow an
authenticated, local attacker to write and overwrite arbitrary files with elevated privileges.

The vulnerability is due to missing a path traversal vulnerability in certain IPC commands. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by
sending crafted IPC messages. An exploit could allow an attacker to write or overwrite arbitrary files on the filesystem.

Conditions:
Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client Hostscan module installed.
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