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                          ESB-2009.0022 -- [Win]
        CA Service Metric Analysis and CA Service Level Management
                   smmsnmpd Arbitrary Command Execution
                              8 January 2009


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:              CA Service Level Management
                      CA Service Metric Analysis
Publisher:            CA
Operating System:     Windows
Impact:               Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands
Access:               Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names:            CVE-2009-0043

Original Bulletin:    

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Title: CA20090107-01: CA Service Metric Analysis and CA Service 
Level Management smmsnmpd Arbitrary Command Execution 

CA Advisory Reference: CA20090107-01

CA Advisory Date: 2009-01-07

Reported By:
Michel Arboi of Tenable Network Security

Impact: A remote attacker can execute arbitrary commands.

Summary: CA Service Metric Analysis and CA Service Level 
Management contain a vulnerability that can allow a remote 
attacker to execute arbitrary commands. CA has issued patches to 
address the vulnerability.  The vulnerability, CVE-2009-0043, 
is due to insufficient access restrictions associated with the 
smmsnmpd service. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability 
to execute arbitrary commands in the context of the service.

Mitigating Factors: None

Severity: CA has given this vulnerability a High risk rating.

Affected Products:
CA Service Level Management 3.5
CA Service Metric Analysis r11.0
CA Service Metric Analysis r11.1
CA Service Metric Analysis r11.1 SP1

Affected Platforms:

Status and Recommendation:
CA has issued the following patches to address the 

CA Service Level Management 3.5:

CA Service Metric Analysis r11.0:

CA Service Metric Analysis r11.1,
CA Service Metric Analysis r11.1 SP1:

How to determine if you are affected:

1.  Run the ApplyPTF utility (preferably the latest one from CA) 
    on the machine where SMA/SLM is installed.
2.  Select the option "List PTFs applied on local or remote 
    nodes." and click Next.
3.  Enter the hostname of the machine on which SMA/SLM is 
    installed in the "List PTF(s) on Node:" input box and make 
    sure that "List Node Type" is set to "NT".  In the input box
    "Write Output to File", you may set the complete path to a 
    text file where the output may be written, for example, 
    "C:\ptflist.txt". Click Next. 
4.  Select "UNISLM" in the Product section and click Next.
5.  The list of fixes that have been applied on SMA will be 
    provided in the output section and also written to the file 
    specified in Step 3.
6.  Manually verify if the output contains the following line: 
    a.  If the product version is SMA 11.1x, the line should be 
        "PTF Wizard installed T5LX006".
    b.  If the product version is SLM 3.5, the line should be "PTF 
        Wizard installed T5LX007".
    c.  If the product version is SMA 11.0, the line should be 
        "PTF Wizard installed T5LX008".
7.  If the line is not present, then the product is vulnerable; 
    else, it has been patched.

Workaround: None

References (URLs may wrap):
CA Support:
CA20090107-01: Security Notice for CA Service Metric Analysis and 
CA Service Level Management
Solution Document Reference APARs:
RO04649, RO04653, RO04667
CA Security Response Blog posting:
CA20090107-01: CA Service Metric Analysis and CA Service Level 
Management smmsnmpd Arbitrary Command Execution Vulnerability
Reported By: 
Michel Arboi of Tenable Network Security
CVE References:
CVE-2009-0043 - SMA smmsnmpd command execution
OSVDB References: Pending

Changelog for this advisory:
v1.0 - Initial Release

Customers who require additional information should contact CA
Technical Support at http://support.ca.com.

For technical questions or comments related to this advisory, 
please send email to vuln AT ca DOT com.

If you discover a vulnerability in CA products, please report your 
findings to the CA Product Vulnerability Response Team.

Ken Williams, Director ; 0xE2941985
CA Product Vulnerability Response Team

CA, 1 CA Plaza, Islandia, NY 11749
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Copyright (c) 2009 CA. All rights reserved.

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