SecureOL VE2 memory bypass security
|ve2-memory-bypass-security (22205)||Medium Risk|
SecureOL's VE2 could allow a local attacker to bypass security caused by a vulnerability in the \\PhysicalMemory. Processes running in the public 16-bit environment could access memory of processes in the secure environment. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass security restrictions.
Upgrade to the latest version of VE2 (1.05.1009 or later), available from the VE2 Web site. See References.
- BugTraq Mailing List: Wed Sep 07 2005 - 07:42:38 CDT: Vulnerability In SecureOL VE2 v1.05.1008.
- VE2 Web site: VE2.
- BID-14768: SecureOL VE2 Physical Memory Secured Environment Access Vulnerability
- CVE-2005-2890: SecureOL VE2 1.05.1008 does not properly restrict public access to physical memory, which allows local users to bypass intended restrictions and gain access to the secured environment via direct access to the PhysicalMemory device.
- OSVDB ID: 19229: SecureOL VE2 Secured Environment Memory Access
- SA16739: SecureOL VE2 Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability
- SecureOL VE2 prior to 1.05.1009
Sep 08, 2005
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