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CA XCOM Data Transport Request Handling Vulnerability


Secunia ID

SA51429

CVE-ID

CVE-2012-5973

Release Date

06 Dec 2012

Criticality

Moderately Critical

Solution Status

Vendor Patch

Software

CA XCOM Data Transport r11

Where

From local network

Impact
System access

This covers vulnerabilities where malicious people are able to gain system access and execute arbitrary code with the privileges of a local user.

Description

A vulnerability has been reported in CA XCOM Data Transport, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerability is caused due to the application not properly verifying certain requests and can be exploited to execute arbitrary commands.

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerability is reported in versions 11.0 and 11.5.

Solution

Apply patch (please see the vendor's advisory for details).

Reported by

The vendor credits Jurgens van der Merwe and Junaid Loonat, SensePost.

Original Advisory

CA20121205-01:
https://support.ca.com/irj/portal/anonymous/phpsupcontent?contentID={358F44CA-6354-4427-9088-C57138E9EE11}