CA ARCserve Backup Authentication Service Invalid Call Remote Code Execution (CVE-2012-2971)
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2012-816|
|Source:||CA technologies Advisory CA20121018-01|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
CA ARCserve Backup (For Windows) 12.5
CA ARCserve Backup (For Windows) 15
CA ARCserve Backup (For Windows) 16
An input validation vulnerability has been reported in the CA ARCserve Backup authentication service.
The 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.
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.
To configure the defense, select your product from the list below and follow the related protection steps.
Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70
How Can I Protect My Network?
- 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.
- Install policy on all modules.
How Do I Know if My Network is Under Attack?
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