The Secure Elements Class 5 AVR server fails to properly authenticate "session start" messages. This may allow an attacker to cause the server to initiate TCP connections to arbitrary destinations, which can cause a denial of service to both the server and the specified target.
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.
A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to cause the server to initiate TCP connections to arbitrary destinations, which can cause a denial of service to both the server and the specified target.
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Thanks to the NOAA N-CIRT Lab for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Will Dormann.
|Date First Published:||2006-05-30|
|Date Last Updated:||2007-05-04 18:52 UTC|