C5 Enterprise Vulnerability Management console operation unauthorized access

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

Description:

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.


Consequences:

Gain Access

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-2006-2715: 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

Reported:

May 30, 2006

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