[Full-disclosure] CA20090818-02: Security Notice for CA Internet Security Suite



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CA20090818-02: Security Notice for CA Internet Security Suite

Issued: August 18, 2009

CA's technical support is alerting customers to a security risk with
CA Internet Security Suite. A vulnerability exists that can allow a
local attacker to cause a denial of service. CA has issued updates
to address the vulnerability.

The vulnerability, CVE-2009-0682, is due to insufficient verification
of IOCTL calls by the vetmonnt.sys driver. An attacker can send a
malicious IOCTL call that will cause a crash.

Risk Rating

Medium

Platform

Windows

Affected Products

CA Internet Security Suite r3
CA Internet Security Suite r4 32 bit
CA Internet Security Suite r5 32 bit

How to determine if the installation is affected

- From the Internet Security Suite user interface, select Help->About
to show the version. If the displayed version is less than what is
indicated in the below table, the installation is vulnerable.

Product
Version

Internet Security Suite r4
9.0.0.184

Internet Security Suite r5
10.0.0.217

Solution

CA Internet Security Suite r3:
Upgrade to Internet Security Suite r5 and apply the latest updates.

CA Internet Security Suite r4 32 bit,
CA Internet Security Suite r5 32 bit:

Ensure automatic update is enabled and once updated, confirm the
version as described in the How to determine if the installation is
affected section.

References

CVE-2009-0682 - vetmonnt.sys IOCTL crash
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0682

CA20090818-02: Security Notice for CA Internet Security Suite
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Acknowledgement

CVE-2009-0682 - Nikita Tarakanov, Positive Technologies Research Team

Change History

Version 1.0: Initial Release

If additional information is required, please contact CA Support at
http://support.ca.com/

If you discover a vulnerability in CA products, please report your
findings to the CA Product Vulnerability Response Team.
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Kevin Kotas
CA Product Vulnerability Response Team

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