CA ARCserve Backup LDBserver Vulnerability

2008.12.11
Risk: High
Local: No
Remote: Yes


CVSS Base Score: 10/10
Impact Subscore: 10/10
Exploitability Subscore: 10/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: Low
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: Complete
Integrity impact: Complete
Availability impact: Complete

Title: CA ARCserve Backup LDBserver Vulnerability CA Advisory Date: 2008-12-10 Reported By: Dyon Balding of Secunia Research Impact: A remote attacker can cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code. Summary: CA ARCserve Backup contains a vulnerability that can allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code. CA has issued patches to address the vulnerability. The vulnerability, CVE-2008-5415, is due to insufficient verification of client data. A remote attacker can crash the LDBserver service or execute arbitrary code in the context of the service. Note: The client installation is not affected. Mitigating Factors: The client installation is not affected. Severity: CA has given this vulnerability a High risk rating. Affected Products: CA ARCserve Backup r12.0 Windows CA ARCserve Backup r11.5 Windows* CA ARCserve Backup r11.1 Windows* CA Server Protection Suite r2 CA Business Protection Suite r2 CA Business Protection Suite for Microsoft Small Business Server Standard Edition r2 CA Business Protection Suite for Microsoft Small Business Server Premium Edition r2 *Formerly known as BrightStor ARCserve Backup. Non-Affected Products CA ARCserve Backup r12.0 Windows SP1 Affected Platforms: Windows Status and Recommendation: CA has issued the following patches to address the vulnerability. CA ARCserve Backup r12.0 Windows: Apply Service Pack 1 (RO01340) CA ARCserve Backup r11.5 Windows: RO04383 CA ARCserve Backup r11.1 Windows: RO04382 CA Protection Suites r2: RO04383 How to determine if you are affected: CA ARCserve Backup r12.0 Windows, CA ARCserve Backup r11.5 Windows: 1. Run the ARCserve Patch Management utility. From the Windows Start menu, it can be found under: Programs > CA > ARCserve Patch Management > Patch Status 2. The main patch status screen will indicate if the respective patch in the below table is currently applied. If the patch is not applied, the installation is vulnerable. Product Patch CA ARCserve Backup r12.0 Windows RO01340 CA ARCserve Backup r11.5 Windows* RO04383 For more information on the ARCserve Patch Management utility, read document TEC446265. Alternatively, use the file information below to determine if the product installation is vulnerable. CA ARCserve Backup r11.1 Windows: 1. Using Windows Explorer, locate the file "DBserver.dll". By default, the file is located in the "C:\Program Files\CA\BrightStor ARCserve Backup" directory. 2. Right click on the file and select Properties. 3. Select the General tab. 4. If the file timestamp is earlier than indicated in the table below, the installation is vulnerable. Product version: CA ARCserve Backup r11.1 Windows File Name: DBserver.dll File Size: 675840 bytes Timestamp: 11/25/2008 09:32:21 *CA Protection Suites r2 includes CA ARCserve Backup 11.5 Workaround: None References (URLs may wrap): CA Support: http://support.ca.com/ Security Notice for CA ARCserve Backup LDBserver https://support.ca.com/irj/portal/anonymous/phpsupcontent?contentID=1942 93 Solution Document Reference APARs: RO01340, RO04383, RO04382 CA Security Response Blog posting: CA ARCserve Backup LDBserver Vulnerability community.ca.com/blogs/casecurityresponseblog/archive/2008/12/10.aspx Reported By: Dyon Balding of Secunia Research CVE References: CVE-2008-5415 - LDBserver code execution http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5415 OSVDB References: Pending http://osvdb.org/ Changelog for this advisory: v1.0 - Initial Release Customers who require additional information should contact CA Technical Support at http://support.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 the CA Product Vulnerability Response Team. https://support.ca.com/irj/portal/anonymous/phpsupcontent?contentID=1777 82 Regards, Ken Williams, Director ; 0xE2941985 CA Product Vulnerability Response Team CA, 1 CA Plaza, Islandia, NY 11749 Contact http://www.ca.com/us/contact/ Legal Notice http://www.ca.com/us/legal/ Privacy Policy http://www.ca.com/us/privacy/ Copyright (c) 2008 CA. All rights reserved.

References:

https://support.ca.com/irj/portal/anonymous/phpsupcontent?contentID=194293
http://community.ca.com/blogs/casecurityresponseblog/archive/2008/12/10.aspx


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