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CA20110426-01: Security Notice for CA Arcot WebFort Versatile Authentication Server

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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- CA20110426-01: Security Notice for CA Arcot WebFort Versatile Authentication Server Issued: April 26, 2011 CA Technologies support is alerting customers to multiple security risks with CA Arcot WebFort Versatile Authentication Server. Two vulnerabilities exist that can allow a remote attacker to potentially compromise web user security. The first set of vulnerabilities, CVE-2011-1825, occur due to insufficient handling of request parameters sent to the Arcot Administrative Console. An attacker, who can convince a user to follow a URL or view a webpage, can potentially conduct cross-site scripting attacks. The second vulnerability, CVE-2011-1826, occurs due to insufficient filtering of a request parameter sent to the Arcot Administrative Console. An attacker, who can convince a user to follow a URL or view a webpage, can use redirection to potentially carry out additional web based attacks. Note: These vulnerabilities only affect the Administrative Console and do not apply to end user facing pages. Risk Rating Medium Platform Windows Solaris Red Hat Enterprise Linux Affected Products CA Arcot WebFort Versatile Authentication Server (VAS) prior to 6.2.5 Non-Affected Products CA Arcot WebFort Versatile Authentication Server (VAS) 6.2.5 How to determine if the installation is affected Check the CA Arcot WebFort Versatile Authentication Server log file to determine the installed release version. 1) Using Windows Explorer, navigate to the following directory "%ARCOT_HOME%\logs" 2) Open the file "arcotwebfortstartup.log" and search for the below string to find the version. "STARTING Arcot WebFort" Installations with a version prior to 6.2.5 are affected. Solution Upgrade to CA Arcot WebFort Versatile Authentication Server (VAS) 6.2.5. Customers can contact support@arcot.com for additional support. Workaround To reduce exposure, administrators should access the Administrative Console by bookmark and not follow any links or view any other websites prior to visiting the console. References CVE-2011-1825 - WebFort XSS CVE-2011-1826 - WebFort Redirect CA20110426-01: Security Notice for CA Arcot WebFort Versatile Authentication Server (url line wraps) https://support.ca.com/irj/portal/anonymous/phpsupcontent?contentID={A 71F5839-D214-4719-B918-4476E4537998} Acknowledgement CVE-2011-1825, CVE-2011-1826 - Daniel Stirnimann, Compass Security AG Change History Version 1.0: Initial Release If additional information is required, please contact CA Technologies Support at http://support.ca.com/ If you discover a vulnerability in CA Technologies products, please report your findings to the CA Technologies Product Vulnerability Response Team. (url line wraps) https://support.ca.com/irj/portal/anonymous/phpsupcontent?contentID=17 7782 Regards, Kevin Kotas CA Product Vulnerability Response Team -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: PGP 8.1 iQEVAwUBTbcs7pI1FvIeMomJAQGsnQf/UeQsQa75IjldkQckYrstk0CgBhn6IEgZ 9WuGBKMAYTvidpXeWaVaVG99DIR1oNUqSpShgrdrcXwxDFwwe9qcYJYKggmTPXQu H5k4VbK63ze3qPjyXJOcHAw9dYLI4sY6biheGDCZK6vpovmBjN+RAi5z8C3GYm3M Co1ZLOch0vxiMEID2ElezfV9NifiJjTOKoQ9vudjpruZOXL25bnBK156xMEbiuwF vuqxoRKeSqzgfjIdCmZk4hNGkPKt2+4coFwPvggu+WNYkWchpN0Yh3xFXxTtkfxK UcPdQrZEezSIVP9yWgerYezN+LBJ51BG3DtVNqSnmw1orZ1K+lMjpg== =87lk -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----


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