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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 
Vulnerabilities

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.


Affected Products:

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, 
4.0 SP1
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, 
4.0 SP1
Unicenter TNG 2.1, 2.2, 2.4, 2.4.2
Unicenter TNG JPN 2.2


Affected platforms:
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 
listed below.
CAM v1.11 prior to Build 29_20
http://supportconnectw.ca.com/public/ca_common_docs/camessagsecurity_cam
111fixes.asp
CAM v1.07 prior to Build 220_16
http://supportconnectw.ca.com/public/ca_common_docs/camessagsecurity_cam
107fixes.asp
CAM v1.05 (any version)
http://supportconnectw.ca.com/public/ca_common_docs/camessagsecurity_cam
107fixes.asp

Customers wishing to patch their Master Image CD sets should refer 
to the solution areas on the product home pages.
http://supportconnectw.ca.com/main.asp

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) related to this security update
http://supportconnectw.ca.com/public/ca_common_docs/camessagsecurity_FAQ
.asp

For USD/SDO Packages and UAM/AMO Definitions information, please 
refer to the SupportConnect Security Notice and FAQ.
CA Message Queuing Security Notice
http://supportconnectw.ca.com/public/ca_common_docs/camessagsecurity_not
ice.asp


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.

    E:\>camstat
    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% 
environment variable
Unix/Linux/Mac: the /etc/catngcampath text file holds the CAM 
install location 


References: 
(note that URLs may wrap)
CA SupportConnect:
http://supportconnect.ca.com/
CA Message Queuing Security Notice
http://supportconnectw.ca.com/public/ca_common_docs/camessagsecurity_not
ice.asp
CAM / CAFT Security Notice Frequently Asked Questions
http://supportconnectw.ca.com/public/ca_common_docs/camessagsecurity_FAQ
.asp

CAID: 33581
CAID Advisory link: 
http://www3.ca.com/securityadvisor/vulninfo/vuln.aspx?id=33581

CVE Reference: Pending
http://cve.mitre.org/

OSVDB Reference: 
OSVDB-21146 http://osvdb.org/21146
OSVDB-21147 http://osvdb.org/21147


Changelog:
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 
Vulnerability" form.
URL: http://www3.ca.com/securityadvisor/vulninfo/submit.aspx


Regards,
Ken Williams ; 0xE2941985
Dir. of CA Vulnerability Research Team


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