C5 Enterprise Vulnerability Management server source message spoofing

c5evm-server-source-message-spoofing (26747) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

C5 Enterprise Vulnerability Management (EVM) from Secure Elements could allow a remote attacker to spoof the source address of messages sent to the server. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to send forged client messages with a spoofed source address to the server and obtain sensitive information.


Consequences:

Obtain Information

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-2006-2709: Secure Elements Class 5 AVR (aka C5 EVM) before 2.8.1 do not validate the source address of a message, which allows remote attackers to (1) execute arbitrary code on a client or (2) forge messages to the server.
  • OSVDB ID: 26129: Secure Elements Class 5 AVR Server Message Source IP Validation Failure
  • OSVDB ID: 26138: Secure Elements Class 5 AVR Client Source Validation Failure Code Execution
  • 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#288121: Secure Elements Class 5 AVR client fails to validate source address of messages
  • US-CERT VU#919345: Secure Elements Class 5 AVR server fails to validate source address of messages

Platforms Affected:

  • Secure Elements C5 Enterprise Vulnerability Management prior to 2.8.1

Reported:

May 30, 2006

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