National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-2493
Original release date:06/20/2012
The VPN downloader implementation in the WebLaunch feature in Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client 2.x before 2.5 MR6 on Windows, and 2.x before 2.5 MR6 and 3.x before 3.0 MR8 on Mac OS X and Linux, does not properly validate binaries that are received by the downloader process, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors involving (1) ActiveX or (2) Java components, aka Bug ID CSCtw47523.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type:Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
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External Source: CISCO
Name: 20120620 Multiple Vulnerabilities in Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client