ZDI-07-028: CA eTrust AntiVirus Server inoweb Buffer Overflow Vulnerability http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-07-028.html May 9, 2007
-- CVE ID: CVE-2007-2522
-- Affected Vendor: Computer Associates
-- Affected Products: eTrust AntiVirus Server v8
-- TippingPoint(TM) IPS Customer Protection: TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this vulnerability since November 20, 2006 by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 4861. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS:
-- Vulnerability Details: This vulnerability allows attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Computer Associates AntiVirus Server. User interaction is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists in the authentication function of the inoweb service that listens by default on TCP port 12168. The function copies both the username and password into fixed-length stack buffers. If an attacker provides overly long values for these parameters, an exploitable buffer overflow occurs.
-- Vendor Response: Computer Associates has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
-- Disclosure Timeline: 2006.11.06 - Vulnerability reported to vendor 2006.11.20 - Digital Vaccine released to TippingPoint customers 2007.05.09 - Coordinated public release of advisory
-- Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by Tenable Network Security.
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