Two vulnerabilities have been reported in the CA Anti-Virus engine, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.
1) A boundary error in vete.dll when processing CAB archives can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted CAB archive containing overly long filenames.
2) An input validation error when processing the "coffFiles" field in CAB archives can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerabilities allows execution of arbitrary code.
The vulnerabilities are reported in the following products:
* CA Anti-Virus for the Enterprise (formerly eTrust Antivirus) r8, r8.1
* CA Anti-Virus 2007 (v8)
* eTrust EZ Antivirus r7, r6.1
* CA Internet Security Suite 2007 (v3)
* eTrust Internet Security Suite r1, r2
* eTrust EZ Armor r1, r2, r3.x
* CA Threat Manager for the Enterprise (formerly eTrust Integrated Threat Management) r8
* CA Protection Suites r2, r3
* CA Secure Content Manager (formerly eTrust Secure Content Manager) 8.0
* CA Anti-Virus Gateway (formerly eTrust Antivirus eTrust Antivirus Gateway) 7.1
* Unicenter Network and Systems Management (NSM) r3.0
* Unicenter Network and Systems Management (NSM) r3.1
* Unicenter Network and Systems Management (NSM) r11
* Unicenter Network and Systems Management (NSM) r11.1
* BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.5
* BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11.1
* BrightStor ARCserve Backup r11 for Windows
* BrightStor Enterprise Backup r10.5
* BrightStor ARCserve Backup v9.01
* CA Common Services
* CA Anti-Virus SDK (formerly eTrust Anti-Virus SDK)
Solution: Content update 30.6 has been issued to address the vulnerabilities (please see the vendor's advisory for details).
Provided and/or discovered by: Discovered by an anonymous researcher and reported via ZDI.
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Subject: CA Anti-Virus Engine CAB Archive Processing Buffer Overflows
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