C5 Enterprise Vulnerability Management console operation unauthorized access

c5evm-console-operation-gain-access (26760) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


C5 Enterprise Vulnerability Management (EVM) from Secure Elements could allow a remote attacker to gain administrative access to the server caused by improper enforcement of access controls. Access controls for console commands are authenticated by the console. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain administrative access to the server.


Gain Access


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.


  • 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-2006-2715: The Administration Console in Secure Elements Class 5 AVR (aka C5 EVM) before 2.8.1 does not enforce access control, which allows remote attackers to gain access to servers via the console.
  • OSVDB ID: 26133: Secure Elements Class 5 AVR Console Access Control Failure
  • 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#397417: Secure Elements Class 5 AVR server fails to properly enforce access controls on console operations

Platforms Affected:

  • Secure Elements C5 Enterprise Vulnerability Management prior to 2.8.1


May 30, 2006

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