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CA LISA Release Automation Security Notice

CA LISA Release Automation Security Notice
Posted Dec 16, 2014
Authored by Ken Williams | Site www3.ca.com

CA Release Automation (formerly CA LISA Release Automation) suffers from cross site request forgery, cross site scripting, and remote SQL injection vulnerabilities. Versions 4.7.1 Build 413 and earlier are affected.

tags | advisory, remote, vulnerability, xss, sql injection, csrf
advisories | CVE-2014-8246, CVE-2014-8247, CVE-2014-8248
MD5 | 7b3aba71523c7e90b667fde899b6b1ef

CA LISA Release Automation Security Notice

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CA20141215-01: Security Notice for CA LISA Release Automation

Issued: December 15, 2014

CA Technologies Support is alerting customers to multiple
vulnerabilities in CA Release Automation (formerly CA LISA Release
Automation, change effective 2014-09-19).

The first vulnerability, CVE-2014-8246, is a cross-site request forgery
(CSRF) issue related to insufficient validation. A remote attacker can
potentially execute privileged actions on a vulnerable website.

The second vulnerability, CVE-2014-8247, is a cross-site scripting (XSS)
issue caused by insufficient input filtering. A remote attacker can
execute specially crafted script.

The third vulnerability, CVE-2014-8248, is a SQL injection issue caused
by insufficient input sanitization. An attacker with a non-privileged
account could utilize a specially crafted query to access privileged

Risk Rating




Affected Products

CA Release Automation 4.7.1 Build 413 and earlier

Unaffected Products

CA Release Automation 4.7.1 Build 448

How to determine if the installation is affected

To confirm that cumulative hot fix b448 is installed, navigate to the
RA “About Automation Studio” page and check the displayed version.
Patched systems will display version or later.

Alternatively, you can also see which fixes (you can see the fix
folders) are applied by looking at the Fix_Maintenance directory.

Windows example:
C:\Program Files\CA\LISAReleaseAutomationServer\Fix_Maintenance

Linux, Solaris example:


CA Technologies has issued the following fix to address the

CA Release Automation 4.7.1:
Apply Hot Fix 5 (cumulative hot fix b448) for CA Lisa Release
Automation 4.7.1




CVE-2014-8246 – Release Automation cross-site request forgery (CSRF)
CVE-2014-8247 – Release Automation cross-site scripting (XSS)
CVE-2014-8248 – Release Automation SQL injection


CVE-2014-8246 – Lukasz Plonka, Julian Horoszkiewicz
CVE-2014-8247 – Julian Horoszkiewicz
CVE-2014-8248 – Lukasz Plonka

Change History

v1.0: 2014-12-15, 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 at vuln@ca.com

CA Technologies Product Vulnerability Response Team PGP Key:

Security Notices

Ken Williams
Director, Product Vulnerability Response Team
CA Technologies | One CA Plaza | Islandia, NY 11749 | www.ca.com
Ken.Williams@ca.com | vuln@ca.com

Copyright © 2014 CA. All Rights Reserved. One CA Plaza, Islandia, N.Y.
11749. All other trademarks, trade names, service marks, and logos
referenced herein belong to their respective companies.

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