Advisory Details

November 9th, 2016

CA Unified Infrastructure Management download_lar Directory Traversal Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-16-605
ZDI-CAN-3711

CVE ID CVE-2016-5803
CVSS SCORE 7.8, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:N/A:N)
AFFECTED VENDORS CA
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Unified Infrastructure Management
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 24591. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to disclose sensitive information from vulnerable installations of CA Unified Infrastructure Management. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within processing of the download_lar servlet. The servlet is vulnerable to directory traversal and can be used to exfiltrate sensitive system files from the system.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS CA has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://www.ca.com/us/services-support/ca-support/ca-support-online/product-content/recommended-reading/security-notices/ca20161109-01-security-notice-for-ca-unified-infrastructure-mgmt.html
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2016-08-30 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2016-11-09 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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