|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-637|
|Date Published:||16 Dec 2012|
|Last Updated:||18 Feb 2016|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A software downgrade vulnerability has been reported in Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client. The vulnerability is due to improper validation of the vpndownloader version. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by enticing a user to visit a specially crafted web page. Successful exploitation can result in arbitrary code execution in the context of the currently logged in user.|
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Cisco Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client Software downgrade code execution