Vulnerability Note VU#764025
Secure Elements Class 5 AVR server fails to properly validate pathnames when downloading updates
The Secure Elements Class 5 AVR server fails to properly validate pathnames when downloading updates. This may allow an attacker to overwrite arbitrary files on the server system.
Class 5 AVR
Secure Elements Class 5 AVR (Automated Vulnerability Remediation) is a security product that monitors and enforces security policies on network assets. Class 5 AVR is now known as C5 EVM (Enterprise Vulnerability Management). The Class 5 AVR software includes both server and client components.
When combined with VU#764025, an attacker may be able to overwrite arbitrary files on the AVR server as root.
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Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Secure Elements||Affected||06 Feb 2006||30 May 2006|
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Thanks to the NOAA N-CIRT Lab for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Will Dormann.
- CVE IDs: Unknown
- Date Public: 30 May 2006
- Date First Published: 30 May 2006
- Date Last Updated: 06 Jun 2006
- Severity Metric: 0.24
- Document Revision: 6
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