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CA20090806-01: Security Notice for Data Transport Services
CA20090806-01: Security Notice for Data Transport Services



CA20090806-01: Security Notice for Data Transport Services

Issued: August 6, 2009

CA's technical support is alerting customers to a security risk with
Data Transport Services. A vulnerability exists that can allow a
remote attacker to execute arbitrary code. CA has issued patches to
address the issue.

The vulnerability, CVE-2009-2026, is due to insufficient bounds
checking in the dtscore library. An attacker can cause a buffer
overflow which can result in the execution of arbitrary code with
privileged access.

Risk Rating

High

Platform

Windows

Affected Products

CA Software Delivery r11.2 C1
CA Software Delivery r11.2 C2
CA Software Delivery r11.2 C3
CA Software Delivery r11.2 SP4
Unicenter Software Delivery 4.0 C3
CA Advantage Data Transport 3.0 C1
CA IT Client Manager r12

How to determine if the installation is affected

For Windows:

1. Using Windows Explorer, locate the file indicated in the below
table. By default, the file can be found in the following locations:

Product
File
Directory Path

CA Software Delivery r11.2 C1, C2, C3
dtscore11.dll
C:\Program Files\CA\SC\DTS\bin

CA Software Delivery r11.2 SP4
dtscore11.dll
C:\Program Files\CA\SC\DTS\bin

Unicenter Software Delivery 4.0 C3
dtscore.dll
C:\Program Files\CA\SharedComponents\DTS\bin

CA Advantage Data Transport 3.0 C1
dtscore.dll
C:\Program Files\CA\SharedComponents\DTS\bin

CA IT Client Manager r12
dtscore11.dll
C:\Program Files\CA\SC\DTS\bin

2. Right click on the file and select Properties.
3. Select the General tab.
4. If the file date is earlier than indicated in the below
table, the installation is vulnerable.

Product
File Name
File Size (bytes)
File Date

CA Software Delivery r11.2 C1, C2, C3
dtscore11.dll
218376
THU APR 09 15:02:25 2009

CA Software Delivery r11.2 SP4
dtscore11.dll
218376
THU APR 09 15:19:47 2009

Unicenter Software Delivery 4.0 C3
dtscore.dll
167936
FRI FEB 20 08:22:46 2009

CA Advantage Data Transport 3.0 C1
dtscore.dll
167936
FRI FEB 20 08:22:46 2009

CA IT Client Manager r12
dtscore11.dll
18376
MON JUL 27 16:00:36 2009

Solution

CA has issued the following patches to address the vulnerabilities.

CA Software Delivery r11.2 C1, C2:
Upgrade to r11.2 C3 and apply RO08984 or upgrade to r11.2 SP4 and
apply RO08956.

CA Software Delivery r11.2 C3:
RO08984

CA Software Delivery r11.2 SP4:
RO08956

Unicenter Software Delivery 4.0 C3,
CA Advantage Data Transport 3.0 C1:
RO08976

CA IT Client Manager r12:
RO10086

References

CVE-2009-2026 - dtscore.dll buffer overflow
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-2026 

CA20090806-01: Security Notice for Data Transport Services

Acknowledgement

CVE-2009-2026 - Orlando Padilla and Peter Silberman of Breakpoint
Security working with ZDI/TippingPoint

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Change History

Version 1.0: Initial Release

If additional information is required, please contact CA Support at 
http://support.ca.com/ 

If you discover a vulnerability in CA products, please report your
findings to the CA Product Vulnerability Response Team. 
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Kevin Kotas
CA Product Vulnerability Response Team


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