#VU13802 Resource exhaustion in SEL AcSELerator Architect and SEL Compass

Published: 2018-07-11

Vulnerability identifier: #VU13802

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 7.1 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-10608


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
SEL AcSELerator Architect
Hardware solutions / Routers & switches, VoIP, GSM, etc
SEL Compass
Hardware solutions / Routers & switches, VoIP, GSM, etc

Vendor: Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to cause DoS condition on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to resource exhaustion when the AcSELerator Architect FTP client connects to a malicious FTP server. A remote attacker can consume memory and cause the service to crash.


Update SEL Compass to version or later.
Update SEL AcSELerator  to version

Vulnerable software versions

SEL AcSELerator Architect:

SEL Compass:

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

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