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[CAID 34661]: CA Unicenter WSDM File System Read Access Vulnerability
From: "Williams, James K" <James.Williams () ca com>
Date: Tue, 3 Oct 2006 15:00:50 -0400

Title: CAID 34661: CA Unicenter WSDM File System Read Access 

CA Vulnerability ID (CAID): 34661

CA Advisory Date: 2006-10-03

Discovered By: 
Oliver Karow, Symantec Security Consultant
oliver_karow at symantec dot com
Richard Sammet, Symantec Security Consultant
richard_sammet at symantec dot com

Impact: Remote attacker can access sensitive information.

Summary: Unicenter Web Services Distributed Management 3.1 uses a 
known vulnerable version of Jetty WebServer, an open source java 
web server. An advisory describing the Jetty WebServer 
vulnerability can be found at 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/11330. The vulnerability allows 
a remote attacker to gain full read access on the install 
partitions file system of the Unicenter WSDM host system through a 
directory traversal attack 

Mitigating Factors: This is an older vulnerability that was 
addressed in December 2004 with the release of Unicenter Web 
Services Distributed Management (WSDM) 3.11.

Severity: CA has given this vulnerability a Medium risk rating.

Affected Products:
CA Unicenter Web Services Distributed Management (WSDM) 3.1

Affected platforms:
Red Hat Linux
SUSE Linux
Microsoft Windows

Status and Recommendation: 
This vulnerability was addressed in December 2004 with the release 
of Unicenter Web Services Distributed Management (WSDM) 3.11. 
Customers using Unicenter WSDM 3.1 should upgrade to WSDM 3.11 or 
later through the CA SupportConnect web site at 

Determining if you are affected: 
The WSDM version in use can be determined by viewing the 
downloaded package name. Search for files named CAWSDM_3_1.xxx.

References (URLs may wrap): 
CA SupportConnect:
CA SupportConnect Security Notice for this vulnerability:
Important Security Notice for CA Unicenter WSDM (File System Read 
Access Vulnerability)
CAID: 34661
CAID Advisory link: 
Discoverer: Symantec
CVE Reference: CVE-2004-2478
OSVDB Reference: OSVDB ID: 10490

Changelog for this advisory:
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

Ken Williams ; 0xE2941985
Director, CA Vulnerability Research

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