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CA20111208-01: Security Notice for CA SiteMinder [updated]
From: "Williams, James K" <James.Williams () ca com>
Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2012 18:25:20 +0000


CA20111208-01: Security Notice for CA SiteMinder


Issued: December 08, 2011
Updated: August 22, 2012


CA Technologies Support is alerting customers to a potential risk in 
CA SiteMinder, CA Federation Manager, CA SOA Security Manager, CA 
SiteMinder Secure Proxy Server, and CA SiteMinder SharePoint Agent. A 
vulnerability exists that can allow a malicious user to execute a 
reflected cross site scripting (XSS) attack. CA Technologies has 
issued patches to address the vulnerability.

The vulnerability, CVE-2011-4054, occurs due to insufficient 
validation of postpreservationdata parameter input utilized in the 
login.fcc form. A malicious user can submit a specially crafted 
request to effectively hijack a victim's browser.


Risk Rating

Medium


Platform

All


Affected Products

CA SiteMinder R6 SP6 CR7 and earlier
CA SiteMinder R12 SP3 CR8 and earlier
CA Federation Manager 12.1 SP3 and earlier
CA SOA Security Manager 12.1 SP3 and earlier
CA SiteMinder Secure Proxy Server 12.0 SP3 and earlier
CA SiteMinder Secure Proxy Server 6.0 SP3 and earlier
CA SiteMinder SharePoint Agent 12.0 SP3 and earlier


Non-Affected Products

CA SiteMinder R6 SP6 CR8
CA SiteMinder R12 SP3 CR9
CA Federation Manager 12.1 SP3 CR00.1
CA SOA Security Manager 12.1 SP3 CR01.1
CA SiteMinder Secure Proxy Server 12.0 SP3 CR01.1
CA SiteMinder Secure Proxy Server 6.0 SP3 CR07.1
CA SiteMinder SharePoint Agent 12.0 SP3 CR0.1


How to determine if the installation is affected

Check the Web Agent log or Installation log to obtain the installed 
release version. Note that the "webagent.log" file name is 
configurable by the SiteMinder administrator.


Solution

CA has issued patches to address the vulnerability.

CA SiteMinder R6:
Upgrade to R6 SP6 CR8 or later

CA SiteMinder R12:
Upgrade to R12 SP3 CR9 or later

CA Federation Manager 12.1 SP3:
Apply fix RS47435

CA SOA Security Manager 12.1 SP3:
Apply fix RS47436

CA SiteMinder Secure Proxy Server 12.0 SP3:
Apply fix RS47431

CA SiteMinder Secure Proxy Server 6.0 SP3:
Apply fix RS47432

CA SiteMinder SharePoint Agent 12.0 SP3:
Apply fix RS47433

CR releases can be found on the CA SiteMinder Hotfix/Cumulative 
Release page (URL may wrap):
https://support.ca.com/irj/portal/anonymous/phpsupcontent?contentID={5AE61E29-C3DE-405E-9151-9EEA72D965CE}.


Workaround

None


References

CVE-2011-4054 - CA SiteMinder login.fcc XSS

Acknowledgement

CVE-2011-4054 - Jon Passki of Aspect Security, via CERT

Change History

Version 1.0: Initial Release
Version 1.1: Updated R6 fix information
Version 1.2: Added information for Federation Manager, SOA Security 
Manager, SiteMinder Secure Proxy Server, SiteMinder SharePoint Agent


If additional information is required, please contact CA Technologies 
Support at https://support.ca.com.

If you discover a vulnerability in a CA Technologies product, please 
report your findings to the CA Technologies Product Vulnerability 
Response Team.
support.ca.com/irj/portal/anonymous/phpsupcontent?contentID=177782


Thanks and regards,
Ken Williams, Director
CA Technologies Product Vulnerability Response Team
CA Technologies Business Unit Operations
wilja22 () ca com

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