CA Hierarchical Storage Manager SQL Injection VulnerabilitiesTPTI-07-17: October 2nd, 2007
Hierarchical Storage Manager r11.5
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Vulnerability DetailsThese vulnerabilities allow a remote attacker to inject arbitrary SQL into the backend database on vulnerable installations of CA BrightStor Hierarchical Storage Manager. Authentication is not required to exploit these vulnerabilities.
The specific flaws exist in the CsAgent service that listens by default on TCP port 2000. An opcode parsing switch statement multiplexes data funneling across various vulnerable routines. At least 7 out of the available 68 opcodes are vulnerable to SQL injections, including: 0x07 - 0x09, 0x1E, 0x32, 0x36, 0x40.
Vendor ResponseComputer Associates has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2006-11-01 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2007-10-02 - Coordinated public release of advisory