C5 Enterprise Vulnerability Management registration message denial of service

c5evm-registration-message-dos (26742) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

C5 Enterprise Vulnerability Management (EVM) from Secure Elements is vulnerable to a denial of service caused by improper authentication of registration messages. A remote attacker could send a large amount of forged registration messages to cause a denial of service condition.


Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of C5 Enterprise Vulnerability Management (2.8.1 or later), available from the C5 Enterprise Vulnerability Management Web site. See References.

References:

  • C5 Enterprise Vulnerability Management (C5 EVM) Web site: Secure Elements - Compliance and Vulnerability Management Overview.
  • BID-18191: Secure Elements Class 5 AVR Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2006-2705: Secure Elements Class 5 AVR server (aka C5 EVM) before 2.8.1 allows remote attackers to cause an unspecified denial of service via a large number of forged client registration messages.
  • OSVDB ID: 26142: Secure Elements Class 5 AVR Client Registration Message Saturation DoS
  • SA20378: Secure Elements Class 5 AVR Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1016184: C5 Enterprise Vulnerability Management Bugs Let Remote Users Access the System, Execute Arbitrary Code, Monitor Communications, and Deny Service
  • US-CERT VU#207161: Secure Elements Class 5 AVR server fails to properly authenticate registration messages

Platforms Affected:

  • Secure Elements C5 Enterprise Vulnerability Management prior to 2.8.1

Reported:

May 30, 2006

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