The helper application in Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client (formerly AnyConnect VPN Client) before 2.5.3041, and 3.0.x before 3.0.629, on Linux and Mac OS X downloads a client executable file (vpndownloader.exe) without verifying its authenticity, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via the url property to a Java applet, aka Bug ID CSCsy05934.
Published 2011-06-02 19:55:04
Updated 2017-08-29 01:29:16
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Vulnerability category: Input validationExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2011-2040

5.84%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 93 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2011-2040

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
9.3
HIGH AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.6
10.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2011-2040

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2011-2040

Products affected by CVE-2011-2040

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