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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-2040

Original release date: 06/02/2011
Last revised: 08/02/2012


The helper application in Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client (formerly AnyConnect VPN Client) before 2.5.3041, and 3.0.x before 3.0.629, on Linux and Mac OS X downloads a client executable file (vpndownloader.exe) without verifying its authenticity, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via the url property to a Java applet, aka Bug ID CSCsy05934.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
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: XF
Name: cisco-asmc-helper-code-execution(67739)
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20110601 Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client Arbitrary Program Execution Vulnerability
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1025591
External Source: CISCO
Name: 20110601 Multiple Vulnerabilities in Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#490097

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:cisco:anyconnect_secure_mobility_client:2.2.136
* cpe:/a:cisco:anyconnect_secure_mobility_client:2.2.133
* cpe:/a:cisco:anyconnect_secure_mobility_client:2.2.128
* cpe:/a:cisco:anyconnect_secure_mobility_client:2.0
* cpe:/a:cisco:anyconnect_secure_mobility_client:2.2
* cpe:/a:cisco:anyconnect_secure_mobility_client:2.1
* cpe:/a:cisco:anyconnect_secure_mobility_client:2.2.140
* cpe:/a:cisco:anyconnect_secure_mobility_client:2.3
* cpe:/a:cisco:anyconnect_secure_mobility_client:2.3.2016
* cpe:/a:cisco:anyconnect_secure_mobility_client:2.3.254
* cpe:/a:cisco:anyconnect_secure_mobility_client:2.3.185
* cpe:/a:cisco:anyconnect_secure_mobility_client:2.4
* cpe:/a:cisco:anyconnect_secure_mobility_client:2.4.1012
* cpe:/a:cisco:anyconnect_secure_mobility_client:2.4.0202
* cpe:/a:cisco:anyconnect_secure_mobility_client:2.5
* cpe:/a:cisco:anyconnect_secure_mobility_client:2.5.2019 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:cisco:anyconnect_secure_mobility_client:2.5.2018
* cpe:/a:cisco:anyconnect_secure_mobility_client:2.5.2017
* cpe:/a:cisco:anyconnect_secure_mobility_client:2.5.2014
* cpe:/a:cisco:anyconnect_secure_mobility_client:2.5.2011
* cpe:/a:cisco:anyconnect_secure_mobility_client:2.5.2010
* cpe:/a:cisco:anyconnect_secure_mobility_client:2.5.2006
* cpe:/a:cisco:anyconnect_secure_mobility_client:2.5.2001
* cpe:/a:cisco:anyconnect_secure_mobility_client:2.5.1025
* cpe:/a:cisco:anyconnect_secure_mobility_client:3.0
+ OR

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