This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a local user to read arbitrary files on the target system.
The vulnerability exists due to an exposed interprocess communication (IPC) channel function. A local user can send a specially crafted IPC message to the AnyConnect process and read arbitrary files on the underlying operating system of the affected device.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client: 4.9(1095)CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.