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Category:   Application (Security)  >   RSA SecurID Vendors:   EMC, RSA
RSA SecurID Web Agent Re-Authentication Bug Lets Local Users Bypass Authentication
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1034510
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-6851   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 21 2015
Impact:   User access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): Web Agent prior to 8.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in RSA SecurID Web Agent. A local user can bypass authentication.

The Web Agent does not properly terminate idle browser window sessions. A local or physically local user can dismiss the privacy re-authentication request screen using the DOM Inspector to bypass Web Agent re-authentication.

Impact:   A local user can bypass Web Agent re-authentication on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (Web Agent 8.0; Advisory ESA-2015-177).
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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