CA Internet Security Suite Denial Of Service

2009-08-20 / 2009-08-21
Credit: Kevin Kotas
Risk: Medium
Local: Yes
Remote: Yes
CVE: N/A
CWE: N/A

CA20090818-02: Security Notice for CA Internet Security Suite Issued: August 18, 2009 CA's technical support is alerting customers to a security risk with CA Internet Security Suite. A vulnerability exists that can allow a local attacker to cause a denial of service. CA has issued updates to address the vulnerability. The vulnerability, CVE-2009-0682, is due to insufficient verification of IOCTL calls by the vetmonnt.sys driver. An attacker can send a malicious IOCTL call that will cause a crash. Risk Rating Medium Platform Windows Affected Products CA Internet Security Suite r3 CA Internet Security Suite r4 32 bit CA Internet Security Suite r5 32 bit How to determine if the installation is affected - From the Internet Security Suite user interface, select Help->About to show the version. If the displayed version is less than what is indicated in the below table, the installation is vulnerable. Product Version Internet Security Suite r4 9.0.0.184 Internet Security Suite r5 10.0.0.217 Solution CA Internet Security Suite r3: Upgrade to Internet Security Suite r5 and apply the latest updates. CA Internet Security Suite r4 32 bit, CA Internet Security Suite r5 32 bit: Ensure automatic update is enabled and once updated, confirm the version as described in the How to determine if the installation is affected section. References CVE-2009-0682 - vetmonnt.sys IOCTL crash http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0682 CA20090818-02: Security Notice for CA Internet Security Suite (line may wrap) https://support.ca.com/irj/portal/anonymous/phpsupcontent?contentID=21 4673 Acknowledgement CVE-2009-0682 - Nikita Tarakanov, Positive Technologies Research Team Change History Version 1.0: Initial Release If additional information is required, please contact CA Support at http://support.ca.com/ If you discover a vulnerability in CA products, please report your findings to the CA Product Vulnerability Response Team. (line may wrap) https://support.ca.com/irj/portal/anonymous/phpsupcontent?contentID=177782 Kevin Kotas CA Product Vulnerability Response Team


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