A vulnerability in the interprocess communication (IPC) channel of Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client for Windows could allow an authenticated, local attacker to read arbitrary files on the underlying operating system of an affected device.

The vulnerability is due to an exposed IPC function. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted IPC message to the AnyConnect process on an affected device. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to read arbitrary files on the underlying operating system of the affected device.

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-anyconnect-file-read-LsvDD6Uh

Security Impact Rating: Medium

CVE: CVE-2020-27123

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