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Cisco AnyConnect: CVE-2021-40124: Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client for Windows with Network Access Manager Module Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

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Cisco AnyConnect: CVE-2021-40124: Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client for Windows with Network Access Manager Module Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/04/2021
Created
08/29/2022
Added
08/19/2022
Modified
08/19/2022

Description

A vulnerability in the Network Access Manager (NAM) module of Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client for Windows could allow an authenticated, local attacker to escalate privileges on an affected device. This vulnerability is due to incorrect privilege assignment to scripts executed before user logon. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by configuring a script to be executed before logon. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges.

Solution(s)

  • cisco-anyconnect-upgrade-latest

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