CA ETrust Secure Content Manager Gateway FTP Listing Display Stack Overflow VulnerabilityTPTI-08-05: June 4th, 2008
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Vulnerability DetailsThis vulnerability allows attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Computer Associates eTrust SCM. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists in the HTTP Gateway service icihttp.exe running on port 8080. When converting the contents of an FTP listing from raw text to HTML, an attacker can supply an overly long string which is unchecked during a stack data copy operation. Successful exploitation can lead to complete system compromise under the SYSTEM context.
Vendor ResponseComputer Associates has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2008-05-19 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2008-06-04 - Coordinated public release of advisory