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Vulnerability of CA AV eTrust: buffer overflows of Alert service

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

Several buffer overflows affect Computer Associates products using the Alert service.
Impacted software: CA Antivirus, e-Trust Antivirus.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 3/4.
Creation date: 20/07/2007.
Références of this announce: CAID 35515, CERTA-2007-AVI-315, CVE-2007-3825, VIGILANCE-VUL-7024.

Description of the vulnerability 

The Alert service is used by several Computer Associates products:
 - CA Threat Manager for the Enterprise
 - CA Anti-Virus for the Enterprise
 - CA Protection Suites
 - BrightStor ARCserve

This service installs the 3d742890-397c-11cf-9bf1-00805f88cb72 RPC interface. It can be reached via SMB/CIFS and contains several buffer overflows.

A network attacker can therefore connect to this computer and use these vulnerabilities in order to obtain system privileges.
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This weakness alert impacts software or systems such as CA Antivirus, e-Trust Antivirus.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer vulnerability note is important.

The trust level is of type confirmed by a trusted third party, with an origin of intranet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

CA AV eTrust: patch QO89817.
The QO89817 patch is available:
  http://supportconnect.ca.com/sc/redir.jsp?reqPage=search&searchID=QO89817
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