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CAID 34325 - CA ITM, eAV, ePP scan job description field format string vulnerability
From: Williams, James K (James.Williamsca.com)
Date: Tue Jun 27 2006 - 14:17:36 CDT
Title: CAID 34325 - CA ITM, eAV, ePP scan job description field format
CA Vulnerability ID: 34325
CA Advisory Date: 2006-06-26
Discovered By: Deral Heiland (www.layereddefense.com)
Impact: Attackers can cause a denial of service condition or possibly
execute arbitrary code.
Summary: CA Integrated Threat Management, eTrust Antivirus, and eTrust
PestPatrol contain a vulnerability that can allow attackers to cause a
denial of service condition or possibly execute arbitrary code. The
vulnerability is due to improper processing of format strings in the
description field of a scan job. An attacker, who can create a scan job
containing format string directives, can potentially overwrite memory
to cause a crash or execute arbitrary code.
Mitigating Factors: None
Severity: CA has given this vulnerability a Medium risk rating.
CA Integrated Threat Management r8
eTrust Antivirus r8
eTrust PestPatrol Anti-spyware Corporate Edition r8
Status and Recommendation: This vulnerability is addressed in Content
Update build 432. Use the content update mechanism to install this
References: (URLs may wrap)
Client GUI Vulnerability Content Update - build 432
CAID Advisory link:
Changelog for this advisory:
v1.0 - Initial Release
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Ken Williams ; 0xE2941985
Director, CA Vulnerability Research
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