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Category:   Application (Security)  >   CA Server Protection Suite Vendors:   CA
CA Server Protection Suite Buffer Overflows in Backup Agent, Job Engine and Discovery Services Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017005
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1017005
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-5143   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 6 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, Root access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): r2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in CA Server Protection Suite. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to trigger a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target service (local SYSTEM privileges).

The Backup Agent Service, the Job Engine Service, and the Discovery Service are affected.

TippingPoint and livesploit.com discovered these vulnerabilities.

The original advisories are available at:

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-06-030.html
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-06-031.html

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system with System level privileges.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The CA advisory is available at:

http://supportconnectw.ca.com/public/storage/infodocs/basbr-secnotice.asp

Vendor URL:  supportconnectw.ca.com/public/storage/infodocs/basbr-secnotice.asp (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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