Advisory Details

June 5th, 2007

CA Multiple Product AV Engine CAB Filename Parsing Stack Overflow Vulnerability

ZDI-07-034
ZDI-CAN-123

CVE ID CVE-2007-2863
CVSS SCORE
AFFECTED VENDORS Computer Associates
AFFECTED PRODUCTS eTrust AntiVirus
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 4874. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of various Computer Associates products.

The specific flaw exists in the parsing of .CAB archives. When a long filename contained in the .CAB is processed by vete.dll an exploitable stack overflow may occur.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Computer Associates has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://supportconnectw.ca.com/public/antivirus/infodocs/caantivirus-securitynotice.asp
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2006-11-08 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2007-06-05 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Anonymous
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