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CA XOsoft Control Service entry_point.aspx Remote Code Execution Vulnerability



ZDI-10-066: CA XOsoft Control Service entry_point.aspx Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
ZDI-10-066: CA XOsoft Control Service entry_point.aspx Remote Code Execution Vulnerability



ZDI-10-066: CA XOsoft Control Service entry_point.aspx Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-10-066 
April 6, 2010

-- CVE ID:
CVE-2010-1223 

-- Affected Vendors:
Computer Associates

-- Affected Products:
Computer Associates XOsoft High Availability
Computer Associates XOsoft Replication

-- TippingPoint(TM) IPS Customer Protection:
TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this
vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 9493. 
For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS, visit:

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.

-- Vendor Response:
Computer Associates 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:
This vulnerability was discovered by:
    * Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod
    * AbdulAziz Hariri

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