Layered Defense Advisory: Format String Vuln in CA eTrust

2006-06-29T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:13361
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2006-06-29T00:00:00

Description

=============================================================== Layered Defense Advisory 27 June 2006 =============================================================== 1) Affected Software
Computer Associates: eTrust Antivirus 8.0 Computer Associates: eTrust PestPatrol 8.0 Computer Associates: Integrated Threat Management 8.0 =============================================================== 2) Severity Rating: Medium risk Impact: Execution of arbitrary code, rights escalation and at a minimum, denial of service. =============================================================== 3) Description of Vulnerability A format string vulnerability was discovered within etrust Antivirus 8.0. The vulnerability is due to improper processing of format strings within the scan job description field. An attacker could create a scan job containing special crafted format strings that could potential lead to execution of arbitrary code, rights escalation and at a minimum denial of service. Other effected software identified by vendor: Computer Associates: eTrust PestPatrol 8.0 Computer Associates: Integrated Threat Management 8.0 =============================================================== 4) Solution

This vulnerability is addressed by vendor in Content Update build 432. Client GUI Vulnerability Content Update - build 432 http://supportconnectw.ca.com/public/eitm/infodocs/etrustitmvuln-contentupdate.asp =============================================================== 5) Time Table 05/04/2006 – Reported Vulnerability to Vendor. 06/27/2006 – Vulnerability fixed & public disclosure. =============================================================== 6) Credits Discovered by Deral Heiland, www.LayeredDefense.com =============================================================== 7) References CAID: 34325 CAID Advisory link: http://www3.ca.com/securityadvisor/vulninfo/vuln.aspx?id=34325

CVE Reference: CVE-2006-3223 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-3223

OSVDB Reference: OSVDB-26654 http://osvdb.org/26654 =============================================================== 9) About Layered Defense Layered Defense, Is a group of security professionals that work together on ethical Research, Testing and Training within the information security arena. http://www.layereddefense.com ===============================================================