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                  Security Notice for CA Automic Sysload
                             12 December 2019


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           CA Automic Sysload
Publisher:         Broadcom
Operating System:  UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-19518  

Original Bulletin: 

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CA20191210-01: Security Notice for CA Automic Sysload

Issued: December 10th, 2019

Last Updated: December 10th, 2019

CA Technologies, A Broadcom Company, is alerting customers to a potential risk
with CA Automic Sysload in the File Server component. A vulnerability exists
that can allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands. CA published
solutions to address the vulnerability and recommends that all affected
customers implement this solution.

The vulnerability, CVE-2019-19518, occurs due to a lack of authentication on
the File Server port. A remote attacker may execute arbitrary commands.

Risk Rating



All supported platforms

Affected Products

CA Automic Sysload 5.6.0, 5.8.0, 5.8.1, 6.0.0, 6.0.1, 6.1.2

How to determine if the installation is affected

A customer is affected by vulnerability if the module Sysload File Server is
installed in the following versions:

5.60 (build lower than 60.13)


6.00 (build lower than 65.6)


CA Technologies published the following solutions to address the vulnerability:

5.6.0 HF1

5.6.0 HF2

5.8.0 HF1

5.8.1 HF1

6.0.0 HF1

6.0.1 HF1

6.1.2 HF1

Those hotfixes include the module Sysload File Server in the following versions
('readme' file):

5.60 build 60.13 (OS/400)

6.00 build 65.8 (Unix, Windows)

All of the hotfixes are available for download at Sysload downloads .


CVE-2019-19518 - CA Automic Sysload


CVE-2019-19518 - Raphael Rigo from the Airbus Security Lab

Change History

Version 1.0: 2019-12-10 - Initial Release

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Customers who require additional information about this notice may contact CA
Technologies Support at https://casupport.broadcom.com/ .

To report a suspected vulnerability in a CA Technologies product, please send a
summary to the CA Technologies Product Vulnerability Response Team .

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