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Vulnerability of Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client: denial of service via Mac OS X

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

A local attacker can stop the Mac OS X kernel via Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Vulnerable products: Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client, AnyConnect VPN Client.
Severity of this weakness: 1/4.
Creation date: 30/07/2015.
Références of this bulletin: 40176, CSCut12255, CVE-2015-4290, VIGILANCE-VUL-17538.

Description of the vulnerability 

The Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client product can be installed on Mac OS X.

However, a local attacker can manipulate the memory, to trigger a fatal error in the Mac OS X kernel.

A local attacker can therefore stop the Mac OS X kernel via Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This security announce impacts software or systems such as Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client, AnyConnect VPN Client.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this threat is low.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer vulnerability announce.

Solutions for this threat 

Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client: solution CSCut12255.
The solution CSCut12255 is available:
  https://tools.cisco.com/bugsearch/bug/CSCut12255
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