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CA Secure Content Manager HTTP Gateway Service FTP Request Vulnerabilities
From: "Williams, James K" <James.Williams () ca com>
Date: Wed, 4 Jun 2008 16:57:47 -0400

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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.asp
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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. 
URL: http://www.ca.com/us/securityadvisor/vulninfo/submit.aspx


Regards,
Ken Williams ; 0xE2941985
Director, CA Vulnerability Research


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