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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client Vendors:   Cisco
Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client Access Control Flaw in 'Start Before Logon' Lets Local Users Obtain System Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037796
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-3813   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Feb 8 2017
Original Entry Date:  Feb 8 2017
Impact:   Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client. A local user can gain system privileges on the target system.

A local user can exploit an access control flaw in the Start Before Logon (SBL) module to open Internet Explorer with System privileges.

Systems configured for SBL are affected.

The vendor has assigned bug ID CSCvc43976 to this vulnerability.

Thomas Toth reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain system privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (4.3.05017, 4.4.00243).

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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