[VulnWatch] iDefense Security Advisory 07.24.07: Computer Associates eTrust Intrusion Detection CallCode ActiveX Control Code Execution Vulnerability
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- Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2007 18:29:03 -0400
Computer Associates eTrust Intrusion Detection CallCode ActiveX Control
Code Execution Vulnerability
iDefense Security Advisory 07.24.07
Jul 24, 2007
Computer Associates eTrust Intrusion Detection is a network intrusion
management and prevention system, that includes real-time session
monitoring and Internet web filtering capabilities. More information
can be found on the vendor's site at the following URL.
Remote exploitation of a design error vulnerability in Computer
Associates International Inc.'s (CA) eTrust Intrusion Detection allows
attackers to execute arbitrary code.
When eTrust Intrusion Detection is installed it registers the following
ActiveX control as safe for scripting:
This control contains a series of scriptable functions which allow
malicious web pages to load arbitrary DLLs and call their exports with
Exploitation allows an attacker to execute code with the privileges of
the currently logged on user. The user would have to be lured into
visiting a malicious web page.
iDefense has confirmed that CA eTrust Intrusion Detection version 3.0.5
on Windows is vulnerable. The file version of caller.dll tested was
Setting the kill-bit for this control will prevent it from being loaded
within Internet Explorer.
VI. VENDOR RESPONSE
Computer Associates has addressed this vulnerability by releasing an
update. More information can be found from their advisory at the
VII. CVE INFORMATION
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned the
name CVE-2007-3302 to this issue. This is a candidate for inclusion in
the CVE list (http://cve.mitre.org/), which standardizes names for
VIII. DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
06/20/2007 Initial vendor notification
06/20/2007 Initial vendor response
07/24/2007 Coordinated public disclosure
This vulnerability was reported to iDefense by Sebastian Apelt.
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