Advisory Details

November 9th, 2016

CA Unified Infrastructure Management get_sessions Session Information Disclosure Remote Authentication Bypass Vulnerability

ZDI-16-606
ZDI-CAN-3708

CVE ID CVE-2016-9165
CVSS SCORE 5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/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 24588. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


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

The specific flaw exists within processing of the get_sessions servlet. The servlet can return the session IDs for all active sessions. An attacker can use this information to hijack any current active session, including administrative sessions.

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
  • 2016-04-28 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2016-11-09 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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