"The problem is located in a Cisco port forwarding ActiveX control -- distributed to client systems by ASA as part of the Clientless VPN feature -- that can be used to cause a buffer overflow," The H Security reports. "For an attack to be successful, a victim must first visit a specially crafted web page in Internet Explorer or another web browser that supports ActiveX technologies."
"The company has released software updates that address the issue; for those who can't yet upgrade, workarounds are provided in the Cisco security advisory," the article states.
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