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CVE-2018-0100 Detail

Current Description

A vulnerability in the Profile Editor of the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client could allow an unauthenticated, local attacker to have read and write access to information stored in the affected system. The vulnerability is due to improper handling of the XML External Entity (XXE) entries when parsing an XML file. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by injecting a crafted XML file with malicious entries, which could allow the attacker to read and write files. Cisco Bug IDs: CSCvg19341.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.4 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 2.5
Exploitability Score: 1.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): Low
Integrity (I): Low
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102738 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040246 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20180117-acpe Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference (CWE-611)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:cisco:anyconnect_secure_mobility_client:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-0100
NVD Published Date:
01/18/2018
NVD Last Modified:
02/15/2018