The Secure Elements Class 5 AVR client fails to properly handle the size of EM_GET_CE_PARAMETER messages. This may allow an attacker to cause a buffer overflow and reveal process memory.
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.
Class 5 AVR client
The Class 5 AVR client listens on
60000/udp and an additional tcp port. This client receives commands sent by the Class 5 AVR server.
Class 5 AVR server
The Class 5 AVR server is available as an appliance or as software that runs on commodity hardware. The Class 5 AVR server contains information about network assets, vulnerabilities, and remediation history.
The Class 5 AVR client fails to properly handle the size of EM_GET_CE_PARAMETER messages.
A remote attacker may be able to view contents of process memory on a vulnerable system.
Upgrade or patch
This issue has been resolved in C5 EVM 2.8.1.
Vendor| Status| Date Notified| Date Updated
Secure Elements | | 06 Feb 2006| 30 May 2006
If you are a vendor and your product is affected, let us know.
Group | Score | Vector
Base | N/A | N/A
Temporal | N/A | N/A
Environmental | N/A | N/A
Thanks to the NOAA N-CIRT Lab for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Will Dormann.