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vulnerability note CVE-2007-4620

CA Alert Notification Server: code execution

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An authenticated attacker can use overflows of the CA Alert Notification Server service in order to elevate his privileges.
Vulnerable products: CA Antivirus, e-Trust Antivirus.
Severity of this weakness: 2/4.
Consequences of a hack: privileged access/rights.
Hacker's origin: user account.
Creation date: 04/04/2008.
Références of this bulletin: BID-28605, CERTA-2008-AVI-184, CVE-2007-4620, VIGILANCE-VUL-7734.

Description of the vulnerability

The CA Alert Notification Server service is installed by several Computer Associates (CA) products.

This service does not check parameters provided by clients, which lead to buffer overflows.

An authenticated attacker can use these overflows in order to elevate his privileges.
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