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CA Internet Security Suite Multiple ActiveX Controls Insecure Methods

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Release Date:  2008-05-29    Last Update:  2008-09-29    Views:  7,065

Secunia Advisory SA30420

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Manipulation of data

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Some vulnerabilities have been discovered in CA Internet Security Suite, which can be exploited by malicious people to overwrite arbitrary files.

1) The UmxEventCli.CachedAuditDataList.1 ActiveX control (UmxEventCli.dll) includes the insecure "SaveToFile()" method, which can be exploited to overwrite and corrupt arbitrary files on the system in the context of the currently logged-on user.

2) The XMLSecDB.IDSParser.1, XMLSecDB.SBXParser.1, XMLSecDB.APPParser.1, XMLSecDB.FWParser.1, and XMLSecDB.CFParser.1 ActiveX controls (UmxXmlSd.dll) include the insecure "Save()" method, which can be exploited to overwrite and corrupt arbitrary files on the system in the context of the currently logged-on user.

The vulnerabilities are confirmed in CA Internet Security Suite Plus 2008. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Set the kill-bit for the affected ActiveX control.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
1) Originally reported to Secunia and coordinated with CA by:
* Paul Kurczaba.

Public disclosure by:
* Nine:Situations:Group::surfista

2) Paul Kurczaba

Original Advisory:
Nine:Situations:Group::surfista (via milw0rm):
http://milw0rm.com/exploits/5682

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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