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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client NAM Access Policy Bypass Flaw Lets Local Users Activate Multiple Network Interfaces
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039507
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-12268   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 4 2017
Impact:   Modification of system information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 4.5(822)
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client. A local user can bypass security restrictions to activate network interfaces.

A local user can exploit a policy bypass flaw in the Network Access Manager (NAM) to enable multiple active network adapters and cause traffice to be sent via an unauthorized network interface.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCvf66539 to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can bypass security restrictions to activate network interfaces.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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