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CA Secure Content Manager HTTP Gateway Service FTP Request Vulnerabilities

From: Williams, James K <James.Williams_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Jun 04 2008 - 20:57:07 GMT
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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.

Affected Products:
CA Secure Content Manager r8

Affected Platforms:
Windows

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:

Windows:
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

Workaround: None

References (URLs may wrap):
CA Support:
http://support.ca.com/
Security Notice for CA Secure Content Manager HTTP Gateway Service https://support.ca.com/irj/portal/anonymous/phpsupcontent?contentID=177784 Solution Document Reference APARs:
QO99987
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
http://osvdb.org/

Changelog for this advisory:
v1.0 - Initial Release

Customers who require additional information should contact CA Technical Support at http://support.ca.com.

For technical questions or comments related to this advisory, please send email to vuln AT ca DOT com.

If you discover a vulnerability in CA products, please report your findings to vuln AT ca DOT com, or utilize our "Submit a Vulnerability" form.
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Regards,
Ken Williams ; 0xE2941985
Director, CA Vulnerability Research

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