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CAID 33581 - CA Message Queuing Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
From: "Williams, James K" <James.Williams () ca com>
Date: Thu, 2 Feb 2006 11:22:51 -0500
Title: CAID 33581 - CA Message Queuing Denial of Service
CA Vulnerability ID: 33581
CA Advisory Date: 2006-02-02
Discovered By: Nicolas Pouvesle of Tenable Network Security
Impact: Remote attacker can cause a denial of service condition.
Summary: The following two security vulnerability issues have been
identified in the CA Message Queuing (CAM / CAFT) software:
1) CAM is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack when a
specially crafted message is received on TCP port 4105.
2) CAM is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) through the
spoofing of CAM control messages.
Mitigating Factors: None.
Severity: CA has given these vulnerabilities a Medium risk rating.
Affected Technologies: Please note that the CA Message Queuing
(CAM / CAFT) software is not a product, but rather a common
component that is included with multiple products. All versions
of the CA Message Queuing software prior to v1.07 Build 220_16 and
v1.11 Build 29_20 on the specified platforms are affected. The CA
Message Queuing software is included in the following CA products,
which are consequently potentially vulnerable.
Advantage Data Transport 3.0
BrightStor SAN Manager 1.1, 1.1 SP1, 1.1 SP2, 11.1
BrightStor Portal 11.1
CleverPath OLAP 5.1
CleverPath ECM 3.5
CleverPath Predictive Analysis Server 2.0, 3.0
CleverPath Aion 10.0
eTrust Admin 2.01, 2.04, 2.07, 2.09, 8.0, 8.1
Unicenter Application Performance Monitor 3.0, 3.5
Unicenter Asset Management 3.1, 3.2, 3.2 SP1, 3.2 SP2, 4.0,
Unicenter Data Transport Option 2.0
Unicenter Enterprise Job Manager 1.0 SP1, 1.0 SP2
Unicenter Jasmine 3.0
Unicenter Management for WebSphere MQ 3.5
Unicenter Management for Microsoft Exchange 4.0, 4.1
Unicenter Management for Lotus Notes/Domino 4.0
Unicenter Management for Web Servers 5, 5.0.1
Unicenter NSM 3.0, 3.1
Unicenter NSM Wireless Network Management Option 3.0
Unicenter Remote Control 6.0, 6.0 SP1
Unicenter Service Level Management 3.0, 3.0.1, 3.0.2, 3.5
Unicenter Software Delivery 3.0, 3.1, 3.1 SP1, 3.1 SP2, 4.0,
Unicenter TNG 2.1, 2.2, 2.4, 2.4.2
Unicenter TNG JPN 2.2
AIX, DG Intel, DG Motorola, DYNIX, OSF1, HP-UX, IRIX, Linux Intel,
Linux s/390, Solaris Intel, Solaris Sparc, UnixWare and Windows.
Platforms NOT affected:
AS/400, MVS, NetWare, OS/2 and OpenVMS.
Status and Recommendation:
(note that URLs below may wrap)
CA strongly recommends the application of the appropriate patch
CAM v1.11 prior to Build 29_20
CAM v1.07 prior to Build 220_16
CAM v1.05 (any version)
Customers wishing to patch their Master Image CD sets should refer
to the solution areas on the product home pages.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) related to this security update
For USD/SDO Packages and UAM/AMO Definitions information, please
refer to the SupportConnect Security Notice and FAQ.
CA Message Queuing Security Notice
Determining CAM versions:
Simply running camstat will return the version information in the
top line of the output on any platform. The camstat command is
located in the bin subfolder of the installation directory.
The example below indicates that CAM version 1.11 build 27
increment 2 is running.
CAM - machine.ca.com Version 1.11 (Build 27_2) up 0 days 1:16
Determining the CAM install directory:
Windows: the install location is specified by the %CAI_MSQ%
Unix/Linux/Mac: the /etc/catngcampath text file holds the CAM
(note that URLs may wrap)
CA Message Queuing Security Notice
CAM / CAFT Security Notice Frequently Asked Questions
CAID Advisory link:
CVE Reference: Pending
v1.0 - Initial Release
Customers who require additional information should contact CA
Technical Support at http://supportconnect.ca.com.
For technical questions or comments related to this advisory,
please send email to vuln () ca com, or contact me directly.
If you discover a vulnerability in CA products, please report
your findings to vuln () ca com, or utilize our "Submit a
Ken Williams ; 0xE2941985
Dir. of CA Vulnerability Research Team
CA, One Computer Associates Plaza. Islandia, NY 11749
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