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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2523

Original release date: 05/11/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


CA Anti-Virus for the Enterprise r8 and Threat Manager r8 before 20070510 use weak permissions (NULL security descriptor) for the Task Service shared file mapping, which allows local users to modify this mapping and gain privileges by triggering a stack-based buffer overflow in InoCore.dll before 8.0.448.0.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service


The Computer Associates Integrated Threat Manager product is only vulnerable if it is release 8.0 before 2007-05-10.

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External Source: BID
Name: 23906
External Source: MISC
Name: http://blog.48bits.com/?p=103
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018043
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#788416
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20070509 Computer Associates eTrust InoTask.exe Antivirus Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070511 Computer Associates eTrust InoTask.exe Antivirus Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20050711 [CAID 35330, 35331]: CA Anti-Virus, CA Threat Manager, and CA Anti-Spyware Console Login and File Mapping Vulnerabilities
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://supportconnectw.ca.com/public/antivirus/infodocs/caav-secnotice050807.asp
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1750

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