CVE Database As of 12-09-2019

CVE-2012-2498

Impact by CVSS Score
  • ID: CVE-2012-2498
Summary:

Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client 3.0 through 3.0.08066 does not ensure that authentication makes use of a legitimate certificate, which allows user-assisted man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof servers via a crafted certificate, aka Bug ID CSCtz29197.

Exploitability Analysis:

This is a vulnerability exploitable with network access which means the vulnerable software is bound to the network stack and the attacker does not require local network access or local access to exploit it. Such a vulnerability is often termed “remotely exploitable”.

Exploitability Complexity:

Specialized access conditions exist. For example, in most configurations, the attacking party must already have elevated privileges or spoof additional systems in addition to the attacking system (e.g., DNS hijacking). The attack depends on social engineering methods that would be easily detected by knowledgeable people. For example, the victim must perform several suspicious or atypical actions. The vulnerable configuration is seen very rarely in practice. If a race condition exists, the window is very narrow.

Authentication:

Authentication is not required to access and exploit the vulnerability.

Confidentiality Impact:

There is considerable informational disclosure. Access to some system files is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what is obtained, or the scope of the loss is constrained. An example is a vulnerability that divulges only certain tables in a database.

Integrity Impact:

Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited. For example, system or application files may be overwritten or modified, but either the attacker has no control over which files are affected or the attacker can modify files within only a limited context or scope.

Availability Impact:

There is no impact to the availability of the system.

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Impact
Medium
CVSS Score
4.0
Exploitable
Remotely Exploitable
Created
2012-08-06 13:55:01
Modified
2012-08-07 00:00:00
Credit
NIST NVD

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