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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client INF File Path Validation Flaw Lets Local Users Obtain System Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036697
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1036697
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-6369   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 26 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to versions 4.2.05015, 4.3.02039
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client. A local user can gain system privileges on the target system.

A local user can create a specially crafted INF file to trigger a path name and filename validation flaw and execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM level privileges.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCuz92464 to this vulnerability.

Felix Willhelm of ERNW reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain system privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (4.2.05015, 4.3.02039).

The vendor advisory is available at:

http://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20160824-anyconnect

Vendor URL:  tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20160824-anyconnect (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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