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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client Local Privilege
23 September 2013
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client
Publisher: Cisco Systems
Operating System: OS X
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account
Increased Privileges -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2013-1130
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Cisco Security Notice
Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client Local Privilege Escalation
CVE ID: CVE-2013-1130
Release Date: 2013 September 19 16:53 UTC (GMT)
Last Updated: 2013 September 19 20:54 UTC (GMT)
Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client for Mac OS X contains a vulnerability
that could allow an authenticated, local attacker to run arbitrary programs
with elevated privileges.
The vulnerability is due to lax access permissions for a directory that
contains libraries used by the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client. An
attacker could exploit this vulnerability by using the lax permissions of this
directory. An exploit could allow the attacker to run arbitrary programs with
Product More Information CVSS
Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client CSCue33619 6.8/6.1
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