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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client for Windows File/Path Validation Flaw Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1032704
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1032704
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-4211   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 24 2015
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 3.1(60)
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client for Windows. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

The system does not properly validate the path and filename of files to be installed on a device. A local user can create a specially crafted INF file that, when installed, will execute arbitrary commands on the target operating system with System privileges.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCus65862 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain System privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/viewAlert.x?alertId=39466

Vendor URL:  tools.cisco.com/security/center/viewAlert.x?alertId=39466 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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