The Secure Elements Class 5 AVR client fails to properly validate pathnames supplied in messages, which may allow an attacker to overwrite any file on a vulnerable client as root.
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 attacker may be able to overwrite any file on a vulnerable client as root.
Upgrade or patch
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:||2006-06-07 02:50 UTC|