Advisory Details

April 6th, 2010

CA XOsoft Control Service entry_point.aspx Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-10-066
ZDI-CAN-649

CVE ID CVE-2010-1223
CVSS SCORE 10.0, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS CA
AFFECTED PRODUCTS XOsoft High Availability
XOsoft Replication
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 9493. 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 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.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS CA has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://support.ca.com/irj/portal/anonymous/phpsupcontent?contentID=232869
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2009-12-16 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2010-04-06 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod
AbdulAziz Hariri
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