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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                          ESB-2008.0490 -- [Win]
          CA Unicenter DSM ITRM Legends ActiveX integer overflow
                                12 May 2008


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:              CA Products
Publisher:            US-CERT
Operating System:     Windows
Impact:               Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
Access:               Remote/Unauthenticated

Original Bulletin:    http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/684883

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Vulnerability Note VU#684883

CA Unicenter DSM ITRM Legends ActiveX integer overflow


The CA Unicenter DSM ITRM Legends ActiveX control contains an integer 
overflow vulnerability, which can allow a remote attacker to execute 
arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.

I. Description

CA Unicenter DSM ITRM Legends is an ActiveX control that is included with 
multiple CA products. This ActiveX control, which is provided by 
gui_cm_ctrls.ocx, contains an integer overflow vulnerability. According to 
the vendor, the following products are affected:

      BrightStor ARCServe Backup for Laptops and Desktops r11.5
      CA Desktop Management Suite r11.2 C2
      CA Desktop Management Suite r11.2 C1
      CA Desktop Management Suite r11.2a
      CA Desktop Management Suite r11.2
      CA Desktop Management Suite r11.1 (GA, a, C1)
      Unicenter Desktop Management Bundle r11.2 C2
      Unicenter Desktop Management Bundle r11.2 C1
      Unicenter Desktop Management Bundle r11.2a
      Unicenter Desktop Management Bundle r11.2
      Unicenter Desktop Management Bundle r11.1 (GA, a, C1)
      Unicenter Asset Management r11.2 C2
      Unicenter Asset Management r11.2 C1
      Unicenter Asset Management r11.2a
      Unicenter Asset Management r11.2
      Unicenter Asset Management r11.1 (GA, a, C1)
      Unicenter Software Delivery r11.2 C2
      Unicenter Software Delivery r11.2 C1
      Unicenter Software Delivery r11.2a
      Unicenter Software Delivery r11.2
      Unicenter Software Delivery r11.1 (GA, a, C1)
      Unicenter Remote Control r11.2 C2
      Unicenter Remote Control r11.2 C1
      Unicenter Remote Control r11.2a
      Unicenter Remote Control r11.2
      Unicenter Remote Control r11.1 (GA, a, C1)
      CA Desktop and Server Management r11.2 C2
      CA Desktop and Server Management r11.2 C1
      CA Desktop and Server Management r11.2a
      CA Desktop and Server Management r11.2
      CA Desktop and Server Management r11.1 (GA, a, C1)

II. Impact

By convincing a user to view a specially crafted HTML document (e.g., a 
web page or an HTML email message or attachment), an attacker may be able 
to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user.

III. Solution

Apply an update

Apply updates, as specified in the CA Security Notice.

Disable the Creative Software AutoUpdate ActiveX control in Internet 

The vulnerable ActiveX control can be disabled in Internet Explorer by 
setting the kill bit for the following CLSID:


More information about how to set the kill bit is available in Microsoft 
Support Document 240797. Alternatively, the following text can be saved 
as a .REG file and imported to set the kill bit for this control:

      Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

      [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\ActiveX Compatibility\{E6239EB3-E0B0-46DA-A215-CFA9B3B740C5}]
      "Compatibility Flags"=dword:00000400

Disable ActiveX

Disabling ActiveX controls in the Internet Zone (or any zone used by an 
attacker) appears to prevent exploitation of this and other ActiveX 
vulnerabilities. Instructions for disabling ActiveX in the Internet Zone 
can be found in the "Securing Your Web Browser" document. 

Systems Affected

Vendor	                Status	        Date Updated
Computer Associates	Vulnerable	8-May-2008




Thanks to Greg Linares of eEye Digital Security for reporting this 

This document was written by Will Dormann.
Other Information
Date Public	         04/16/2008
Date First Published	 05/08/2008 04:57:17 PM
Date Last Updated	 05/08/2008
CERT Advisory	 
CVE Name	         CVE-2008-1786
US-CERT Technical Alerts	 
Metric	                 9.48
Document Revision	 9

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