CA ERwin Web Portal MIMM FileAccessServiceProvider Denial of Service VulnerabilityZDI-14-096: April 17th, 2014
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to delete arbitrary files on a system with vulnerable installations of CA ERwin Web Portal's Meta Integration Metadata Management service. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the "Meta Integration Web Server and Services" fileaccess provider which is vulnerable to a directory traversal. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to delete arbitrary files recursively, including operating system files, as the service is installed with SYSTEM privileges by default.
Vendor ResponseCA has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2014-04-11 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2014-04-17 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod