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CVE-2020-3153 Detail

Current Description

A vulnerability in the installer component of Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client for Windows could allow an authenticated local attacker to copy user-supplied files to system level directories with system level privileges. The vulnerability is due to the incorrect handling of directory paths. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by creating a malicious file and copying the file to a system directory. An exploit could allow the attacker to copy malicious files to arbitrary locations with system level privileges. This could include DLL pre-loading, DLL hijacking, and other related attacks. To exploit this vulnerability, the attacker needs valid credentials on the Windows system.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:H/A:N

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Cisco Systems, Inc.
Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:H/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/157340/Cisco-AnyConnect-Secure-Mobility-Client-4.8.01090-Privilege-Escalation.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2020/Apr/43
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-ac-win-path-traverse-qO4HWBsj Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-427 Uncontrolled Search Path Element NIST   Cisco Systems, Inc.  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:cisco:anyconnect_secure_mobility_client:*:*:*:*:*:windows:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
4.8.02042


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-3153
NVD Published Date:
02/19/2020
NVD Last Modified:
04/21/2020