Cisco AnyConnect Portforwarder ActiveX Control Initialization Parameter Parsing Buffer Overflow

high Nessus Plugin ID 58512


The remote Windows host has an ActiveX control with a buffer overflow vulnerability.


The remote Windows host has a version of the Cisco AnyConnect Portforwarder ActiveX control installed that contains a buffer overflow in its initialization parameters. A remote attacker could exploit this by tricking a user into viewing a specially crafted HTML document, resulting in arbitrary code execution.


Set the kill bit for the affected ActiveX control. Refer to cisco-sa-20120314-asaclient for more information.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 58512

File Name: cisco_cscopf_activex.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 3/28/2012

Updated: 11/15/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:cisco:adaptive_security_appliance_software

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/14/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/14/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0358

BID: 52482

CERT: 339177

CISCO-SA: cisco-sa-20120314-asaclient