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Cisco Bug: CSCvv74971 - Anyconnect Mobility Client can be used to add entries to the windows host file

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Sep 24, 2020

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  • Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client

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A vulnerability in the VPN establishment of Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client could allow an authenticated, local attacker to insert entries in the system hosts file. 

This vulnerability is due to the VPN establishment process. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by executing a series of commands on the system command-line. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to insert malicious entries in the hosts file, affecting other users in the system.

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