Advisory Details

April 24th, 2007

CA BrightStor ArcServe Media Server Multiple Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities

ZDI-07-022
ZDI-CAN-171

CVE ID CVE-2007-2139
CVSS SCORE
AFFECTED VENDORS Computer Associates
AFFECTED PRODUCTS BrightStor ARCserve Server
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 5211. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Computer Associates BrightStor ARCserve Media Server. User interaction is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists in the SUN RPC service which binds to a randomly chosen high TCP port. The target port can be obtained by querying the port mapper. Multiple stack-based buffer overflows exist during the parsing of malformed RPC strings. Exploitation of these overflows can result in arbitrary code execution.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Computer Associates has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://supportconnectw.ca.com/public/storage/infodocs/babmedser-secnotice.asp
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2007-03-08 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2007-04-24 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Tenable Network Security
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