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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-1036

Original release date: 02/25/2011
Last revised: 09/21/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The XML Security Database Parser class in the XMLSecDB ActiveX control in the HIPSEngine component in the Management Server before 8.1.0.88, and the client before 1.6.450, in CA Host-Based Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS) 8.1, as used in CA Internet Security Suite (ISS) 2010, allows remote attackers to download an arbitrary program onto a client machine, and execute this program, via vectors involving the SetXml and Save methods.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 8.8 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 9.2
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20110225 CA20110223-01: Security Notice for CA Host-Based Intrusion Prevention System
External Source: SREASON
Name: 8106
External Source: BID
Name: 46539
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1025120
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20110223 ZDI-11-093: CA Internet Security Suite HIPS XML Security Database Parser Class Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://support.ca.com/irj/portal/anonymous/phpsupcontent?contentID={53A608DF-BFDB-4AB3-A98F-E4BB6BC7A2F4}
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2011-0496
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 43490
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-11-093
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 43377
External Source: XF
Name: ca-products-activex-file-overwrite(65632)

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