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CA SiteMinder R6 / R12 Improper Handling

CA SiteMinder R6 / R12 Improper Handling
Posted Apr 21, 2011
Authored by Ken Williams | Site www3.ca.com

CA Technologies support is alerting customers to a security risk associated with CA SiteMinder. A vulnerability exists that can allow a malicious user to impersonate another user. CA Technologies has issued patches to address the vulnerability. The vulnerability is due to improper handling of multi-line headers. A malicious user can send specially crafted data to impersonate another user.

tags | advisory
advisories | CVE-2011-1718
MD5 | ffd364135869f1132e22568378f1318e

CA SiteMinder R6 / R12 Improper Handling

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CA20110420-01: Security Notice for CA SiteMinder


Issued: April 20, 2011


CA Technologies support is alerting customers to a security risk
associated with CA SiteMinder. A vulnerability exists that can allow a
malicious user to impersonate another user. CA Technologies has
issued patches to address the vulnerability.

The vulnerability, CVE-2011-1718, is due to improper handling of
multi-line headers. A malicious user can send specially crafted data
to impersonate another user.


Risk Rating

Medium


Platform

Windows


Affected Products

CA SiteMinder R6 Web Agents prior to R6 SP6 CR2
CA SiteMinder R12 Web Agents prior to R12 SP3 CR2


How to determine if the installation is affected

Check the Web Agent log to obtain the installed release version. Note
that the "webagent.log" file name is configurable by the SiteMinder
administrator.


Solution

CA has issued patches to address the vulnerability.

CA SiteMinder R6:
Upgrade to R6 SP6 CR2 or later

CA SiteMinder R12:
Upgrade to R12 SP3 CR2 or later

CR releases can be found on the CA SiteMinder Hotfix / Cumulative
Release page:
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support.ca.com/irj/portal/anonymous/phpdocs?filePath=0/5262/5262_fixinde
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tml


References

CVE-2011-1718 - CA SiteMinder Multi-line Header Vulnerability


Acknowledgement

April King (april@twoevils.org)


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 a CA Technologies product, please
report your findings to the CA Technologies Product Vulnerability
Response Team.
support.ca.com/irj/portal/anonymous/phpsupcontent?contentID=177782

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