Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client for Android Service Hijack Vulnerability

By GIXnews

A vulnerability in the inter-service communication of Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client for Android could allow an unauthenticated, local attacker to perform a service hijack attack on an affected device or cause a denial of service (DoS) condition.

The vulnerability is due to the use of implicit service invocations. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by persuading a user to install a malicious application. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to access confidential user information or cause a DoS condition on the AnyConnect application.

Cisco has released software updates that address this vulnerability. There are no workarounds that address this vulnerability.

This advisory is available at the following link:
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20200108-anyconnect-hijack

Security Impact Rating: Medium

CVE: CVE-2019-16007

Source:: Cisco Security Advisories