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Title: CA Secure Content Manager HTTP Gateway Service FTP Request Vulnerabilities
CA Advisory Date: 2008-06-03
Reported By: Sebastian Apelt working with ZDI/TippingPoint
Cody Pierce, TippingPoint DVLabs
Impact: A remote attacker can cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code.
Summary: CA Secure Content Manager contains multiple vulnerabilities in the HTTP Gateway service that can allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service condition or execute arbitrary code. CA has issued a patch to address the vulnerabilities. The vulnerabilities, CVE-2008-2541, occur due to insufficient bounds checking on certain FTP requests. An attacker can make a request that will cause the service to fail or allow the attacker to take privileged action on the system.
Mitigating Factors: None
Severity: CA has given these vulnerabilities a maximum risk rating of High.
CA Secure Content Manager r8
Status and Recommendation:
CA has issued the following patch to address the vulnerabilities.
CA Secure Content Manager r8: QO99987
How to determine if you are affected:
1. Using a registry editor, determine if the following key exists: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\ComputerAssociates\Hidden\PatchID\80VULNHOTFIX 2. If the key does not exist, the installation is vulnerable
References (URLs may wrap):
Security Notice for CA Secure Content Manager HTTP Gateway Service https://support.ca.com/irj/portal/anonymous/phpsupcontent?contentID=177784 Solution Document Reference APARs:
CA Security Response Blog posting:
CA Secure Content Manager HTTP Gateway Service FTP Request Vulnerabilities
http://community.ca.com/blogs/casecurityresponseblog/archive/2008/06/04.aspx Reported By:
Sebastian Apelt working with ZDI/TippingPoint Cody Pierce, TippingPoint DVLabs
CA ETrust Secure Content Manager Gateway FTP LIST Stack Overflow Vulnerability
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-036/ CA ETrust Secure Content Manager Gateway FTP PASV Stack Overflow Vulnerability
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-035/ CVE References:
CVE-2008-2541 - CA Secure Content Manager multiple FTP buffer overflows
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-2541 OSVDB References: Pending
Changelog for this advisory:
v1.0 - Initial Release
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