CA Network Flow Analysis 9.x / 10.0.x Remote Command Execution

Credit: Kevin Kotas
Risk: High
Local: No
Remote: Yes

CVSS Base Score: 7.5/10
Impact Subscore: 6.4/10
Exploitability Subscore: 10/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: Low
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: Partial
Integrity impact: Partial
Availability impact: Partial

CA20190930-01: Security Notice for CA Network Flow Analysis Issued: September 30th, 2019 CA Technologies, a Broadcom Company, is alerting customers to a potential risk with CA Network Flow Analysis. A vulnerability exists that can allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands. CA published a solution to address the vulnerabilities and recommends that all affected customers implement this solution. The vulnerability, CVE-2019-13658, occurs due to default credentials and a configuration weakness. A malicious actor may use the default credentials and exploit a weakness in the configuration to execute arbitrary commands on the CA Network Flow Analysis server. Risk Rating High Platform(s) All supported platforms Affected Products CA Network Flow Analysis 10.0.x CA Network Flow Analysis 9.x How to determine if the installation is affected Customers may use the product version to determine if their product installation is affected. Solution The following solution is available to address the vulnerability. Note that the typical deployment of CA Network Flow Analysis is in an internal network and system administrators should restrict access to sensitive ports (see Firewall Configuration) on the CA Network Flow Analysis server. CA Network Flow Analysis 9.x and 10.0.x: Customers should update to CA Network Flow Analysis 10.0.2 or later and change the MySQL passwords as described at Configure MySQL User Password. References CVE-2019-13658 - CA Network Flow Analysis default credentials Acknowledgement CVE-2019-13658 - Hendrik Van Belleghem Change History Version 1.0: 2019-09-30 - Initial Release CA customers may receive product alerts and advisories by subscribing to Proactive Notifications on the support site. Customers who require additional information about this notice may contact CA Technologies Support at To report a suspected vulnerability in a CA Technologies product, please send a summary to CA Technologies Product Vulnerability Response at ca.psirt <AT> Security Notices, PGP key, and disclosure policy and guidance Kevin Kotas CA Product Security Incident Response Team Copyright 2019 Broadcom. All Rights Reserved. The term "Broadcom" refers to Broadcom Inc. and/or its subsidiaries. Broadcom, the pulse logo, Connecting everything, CA Technologies and the CA technologies logo are among the trademarks of Broadcom. All trademarks, trade names, service marks and logos referenced herein belong to their respective companies.

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