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CVE-2018-0229

CVE information

Published

4 years ago

Last Modified

3 years ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

Medium

CVSSv3.1 Severity

Medium

Impact Analysis

Description

A vulnerability in the implementation of Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) Single Sign-On (SSO) authentication for Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client for Desktop Platforms, Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) Software, and Cisco Firepower Threat Defense (FTD) Software could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to establish an authenticated AnyConnect session through an affected device running ASA or FTD Software. The authentication would need to be done by an unsuspecting third party, aka Session Fixation. The vulnerability exists because there is no mechanism for the ASA or FTD Software to detect that the authentication request originates from the AnyConnect client directly. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by persuading a user to click a crafted link and authenticating using the company's Identity Provider (IdP). A successful exploit could allow the attacker to hijack a valid authentication token and use that to establish an authenticated AnyConnect session through an affected device running ASA or FTD Software. This vulnerability affects the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client, and ASA Software and FTD Software configured for SAML 2.0-based SSO for AnyConnect Remote Access VPN that is running on the following Cisco products: 3000 Series Industrial Security Appliances (ISA), ASA 5500 Series Adaptive Security Appliances, ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls, ASA Services Module for Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches and Cisco 7600 Series Routers, Adaptive Security Virtual Appliance (ASAv), Firepower 2100 Series Security Appliance, Firepower 4100 Series Security Appliance, Firepower 9300 ASA Security Module, FTD Virtual (FTDv). Cisco Bug IDs: CSCvg65072, CSCvh87448..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
Medium
Base Score
4.3/10
Exploit Score
8.6/10
Access Vector
Network
Access Complexity
Medium
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
2.9/10
Confidentiality Impact
Partial
Availability Impact
None
Integrity Impact
None

CVSSv3.1 Score

Severity
Medium
Base Score
6.5/10
Exploit Score
2.8/10
Access Vector
Network
Access Complexity
Low
Privileges Required
None
Impact Score
3.6/10
Confidentiality Impact
High
Availability Impact
None
Integrity Impact
None
Scope
Unchanged
User Interaction
Required

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:anyconnect_secure_mobility_client:4.6\(200\)
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software:9.8\(1.
  Yes
- -