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):
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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20110601 Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client Arbitrary Program Execution Vulnerability
US-CERT Vulnerability Note:
20110601 Multiple Vulnerabilities in Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client