Check Point Reference:CPAI-2012-816
Date Published: 30 Dec 2012
Severity: Critical
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2012-2971
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R75

Who is Vulnerable? CA ARCserve Backup (For Windows) 12.5
CA ARCserve Backup (For Windows) 15
CA ARCserve Backup (For Windows) 16
Vulnerability Description An input validation vulnerability has been reported in the CA ARCserve Backup authentication service.
Vulnerability DetailsThe vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of Remote Procedure Calls (RPC) sent to the service. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially crafted RPC call to the target. Successful exploitation would result in code execution with System level privileges.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your product to the latest update. For information on how to update , go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the CA ARCserve Backup Authentication Service Invalid Call Remote Code Execution protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: CA Products Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: CA ARCserve Backup Authentication Service Invalid Call Remote Code Execution