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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2012.0304
           CA20120320-01: Security Notice for CA ARCserve Backup
                               22 March 2012

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           CA ARCserve Backup for Windows r12.0, r12.0 SP1, r12.0 SP2
                   CA ARCserve Backup for Windows r12.5, r12.5 SP1
                   CA ARCserve Backup for Windows r15, r15 SP1
                   CA ARCserve Backup for Windows r16
Publisher:         CA Technologies
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2012-1662  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://support.ca.com/irj/portal/anonymous/phpsupcontent?contentID={983E3A52-8374-410A-82BD-B8788733C70F}

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CA20120320-01: Security Notice for CA ARCserve Backup

Issued: March 20, 2012
CA Technologies Support is alerting customers to a potential risk with CA 
ARCserve Backup for Windows. A vulnerability exists that can allow a remote 
attacker to cause a denial of service condition. CA Technologies has issued 
fixes to address the vulnerability.

The vulnerability, CVE-2012-1662, occurs due to insufficient validation of 
certain network requests. An attacker can potentially use the vulnerability to 
disable network services.

Risk Rating

Medium

Platform

Windows

Affected Products

CA ARCserve Backup for Windows r12.0, r12.0 SP1, r12.0 SP2
CA ARCserve Backup for Windows r12.5, r12.5 SP1
CA ARCserve Backup for Windows r15, r15 SP1
CA ARCserve Backup for Windows r16

Non-Affected Products

CA ARCserve Backup for Windows r12.5 SP2
CA ARCserve Backup for Windows r16 SP1

How to determine if the installation is affected

CA ARCserve Backup for Windows r12.5:

Run the ARCserve Backup Manager. From the Windows Start menu, the program can 
be found under Programs->CA->ARCserve Backup->Manager. Click Help->About CA 
ARCserve Backup. This screen will indicate the service pack level. If the 
displayed service pack level is prior to SP2, the installation is vulnerable.

CA ARCserve Backup for Windows r15:

    Run the ARCserve Patch Management utility. From the Windows Start menu, the 
    program can be found under Programs->CA->ARCserve Patch Management->Patch 
    Status.

    The main patch status screen will indicate if the patch in the below table 
    is applied. If the patch is not applied, then the installation is 
    vulnerable.

Product	Patch
CA ARCserve Backup for Windows r15	RO42050

For more information on the ARCserve Patch Management utility, read document 
TEC446265.

CA ARCserve Backup for Windows r16.0:

Run the ARCserve Backup Manager. From the Windows Start menu, the program can 
be found under Programs->CA->ARCserve Backup->Manager. Click Help->About CA 
ARCserve Backup. This screen will indicate the service pack level. If the 
displayed service pack level is prior to SP1, the installation is vulnerable.

Solution

CA ARCserve Backup for Windows r12.0:
Update to CA ARCserve Backup for Windows r16 SP1.

CA ARCserve Backup for Windows r12.5:
Update to r12.5 service pack 2 with RO35881.

CA ARCserve Backup for Windows r15:
Install RO42050.

CA ARCserve Backup for Windows r16:
Update to r16 service pack 1 with RO35289.

References

CVE-2012-1662 - ARCserve Backup denial of service

Change History

Version 1.0: Initial Release

If additional information is required, please contact CA Technologies Support 
at https://support.ca.com/.

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

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