Intrusion Prevention

CA.BrightStor.HSM.Remote.Stack.Based.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attempt to exploit a buffer-overflow vulnerability in CA BrightStor Hierarchical Storage Manager.
The vulnerability is caused by an error that occurs when the vulnerable software handles a malformed packet. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code by sending some crafted packets to a vulnerable computer.

Affected Products

Computer Associates BrightStor Hierarchical Storage Manager version r11.5 and earlier.

Impact

System Compromise: remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to version r11.6. For more information, consult CA's security notice at the following URL:
http://supportconnectw.ca.com/public/bstorhsm/infodocs/bstorhsm-secnot.asp