CA eTrust Admin Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

2007.03.14
Risk: Medium
Local: Yes
Remote: No
CWE: CWE-Other


CVSS Base Score: 4.1/10
Impact Subscore: 6.4/10
Exploitability Subscore: 2.7/10
Exploit range: Local
Attack complexity: Medium
Authentication: Single time
Confidentiality impact: Partial
Integrity impact: Partial
Availability impact: Partial

Title: [CAID 35145]: CA eTrust Admin Privilege Escalation Vulnerability CA Vuln ID (CAID): 35145 CA Advisory Date: 2007-03-08 Impact: Attackers can gain escalated privileges. Summary: The CA eTrust Admin GINA component contains a privilege escalation vulnerability within the reset password interface. Mitigating Factors: This vulnerability is exploitable only through physical interactive access or through Remote Desktop. Severity: CA has given this vulnerability a Medium risk rating. Affected Products: eTrust Admin 8.1 SP2 (8.1.2) eTrust Admin 8.1 SP1 (8.1.1) eTrust Admin 8.1 (8.1.0) Affected Platforms: Windows Status and Recommendation: CA has issued an update to correct the vulnerability. Two update options are available for CA eTrust Admin 8.1 SP2 (8.1.2), 8.1 SP1 (8.1.1), 8.1 (8.1.0): 1. Uninstall GINA and install 8.1 SP2 CR6 or later. Or 2. Manually replace the affected cube.exe executable with the fixed cube.exe executable from the 8.1 SP2 CR6 Manual Updates zip file. The fixed cube.exe file has a date of February 11, 2007 and a file size of 53,248 bytes. Both updates can be found at the eTrust Admin Solutions and Patches page: http://supportconnectw.ca.com/public/etrust/etrustadmin-dmo/downloads/et rustadmin-updates.asp Workaround: If patch application is not feasible at this time, ensure that Remote Desktop is disabled and restrict physical host access to reduce exposure. How to determine if the installation is affected: 1. Using Windows Explorer, locate the file "cube.exe". By default, the file is located in the "C:\Program Files\CA\eTrust Admin GINA Option" directory. 2. Right click on the file and select Properties. 3. Select the General tab. The installation is vulnerable if the creation date of cube.exe is earlier than February 11, 2007. References (URLs may wrap): CA SupportConnect: http://supportconnect.ca.com/ CA SupportConnect security notice for this vulnerability: Security Notice for CA eTrust Admin GINA http://supportconnectw.ca.com/public/etrust/etrustadmin-dmo/infodocs/etr ust_secnot_gina.asp CA Security Advisor posting: CA eTrust Admin Privilege Escalation Vulnerability http://www3.ca.com/securityadvisor/newsinfo/collateral.aspx?cid=101038 CAID: 35145 CAID advisory link: http://www3.ca.com/securityadvisor/vulninfo/vuln.aspx?id=35145 CVE Reference: CVE-2007-1345 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-1345 OSVDB Reference: OSVDB ID: 32722 http://osvdb.org/32722 Changelog for this advisory: v1.0 - Initial Release Customers who require additional information should contact CA Technical Support at http://supportconnect.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://www3.ca.com/securityadvisor/vulninfo/submit.aspx Regards, Ken Williams ; 0xE2941985 Director, CA Vulnerability Research CA, One CA Plaza. Islandia, NY 11749 Contact http://www3.ca.com/contact/ Legal Notice http://www3.ca.com/legal/ Privacy Policy http://www3.ca.com/privacy/ Copyright (c) 2007 CA. All rights reserved.


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