ZDI-07-034: CA Multiple Product AV Engine CAB Filename Parsing Stack
June 5, 2007
-- CVE ID:
-- Affected Vendor:
-- Affected Products:
eTrust EZ Antivirus
CA Internet Security Suite 2007
eTrust Internet Security Suite
eTrust EZ Armor
CA Threat Manager
CA Protection Suites
CA Secure Content Manager
CA Anti-Virus Gateway
Unicenter Network and Systems Management
BrightStor ARCserve Backup
CA Common Services
-- TippingPoint(TM) IPS Customer Protection:
TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this
vulnerability since November 30, 2006 by Digital Vaccine protection
filter ID 4874. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS:
-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of various Computer Associates products.
The specific flaw exists in the parsing of .CAB archives. When a long
filename contained in the .CAB is processed by vete.dll an exploitable
stack overflow may occur.
-- Vendor Response:
Computer Associates has issued an update to correct this vulnerability.
More details can be found at:
-- Disclosure Timeline:
2006.11.08 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2006.11.30 - Digital Vaccine released to TippingPoint customers
2007.06.05 - Coordinated public release of advisory
This vulnerability was discovered by an anonymous researcher.
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