CA XOsoft Control Service entry_point.aspx Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-10-066: April 6th, 2010
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Computer Associates XOsoft Control Replication and High Availability Control Service. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the /entry_point.aspx service and occurs due to an unbounded string copy utilizing a string controlled by the user as the source into a fixed length buffer located on the stack. Successful exploitation can lead to code execution under the context of the service.
Vendor ResponseCA has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2009-12-16 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2010-04-06 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod