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Cisco Bug: CSCvu22424 - Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client for Windows Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Sep 08, 2020

Products (1)

  • Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client

Known Affected Releases

4.8(0)

Description (partial)

Symptom:
A vulnerability in the interprocess communication (IPC) channel of Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client for Windows could allow an authenticated, local attacker to cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on an affected device. To exploit this vulnerability, the attacker would need to have valid credentials on the Windows system.

The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted IPC message to the AnyConnect process on an affected device. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to stop the AnyConnect process, causing a DoS condition on the device. To exploit this vulnerability, the attacker would need to have valid credentials on the Windows system.

There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.

This advisory is available at the following link:
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-anyconnect-dos-feXq4tAV

Conditions:
At the time of publication, this vulnerability affected Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client for Windows releases 4.9.00086 and earlier.
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