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CA20111208-01: Security Notice for CA SiteMinder Dec 09 2011 01:15PM
Williams, James K (James Williams ca com)
CA20111208-01: Security Notice for CA SiteMinder

Issued: December 08, 2011

CA Technologies Support is alerting customers to a potential risk in

CA SiteMinder. A vulnerability exists that can allow a malicious user

to execute a reflected cross site scripting (XSS) attack. CA

Technologies has issued patches to address the vulnerability.

The vulnerability, CVE-2011-4054, occurs due to insufficient

validation of postpreservationdata parameter input utilized in the

login.fcc form. A malicious user can submit a specially crafted

request to effectively hijack a victimâ??s browser.

Risk Rating

Medium

Platform

All

Affected Products

CA SiteMinder R6 SP6 CR7 and earlier

CA SiteMinder R12 SP3 CR8 and earlier

Non-Affected Products

CA SiteMinder R6 SP6 CR8

CA SiteMinder R12 SP3 CR9

How to determine if the installation is affected

Check the Web Agent log or Installation log to obtain the installed

release version. Note that the "webagent.log" file name is

configurable by the SiteMinder administrator.

Solution

CA is issuing patches to address the vulnerability.

CA SiteMinder R6:

Upgrade to R6 SP6 CR8 or later (Expected Availability: January 2012)

CA SiteMinder R12:

Upgrade to R12 SP3 CR9 or later

CR releases can be found on the CA SiteMinder

Hotfix/Cumulative Release page:

https://support.ca.com/irj/portal/anonymous/phpsupcontent?contentID={5AE
61E29-C3DE-405E-9151-9EEA72D965CE}.

Workaround

None

References

CVE-2011-4054 - CA SiteMinder login.fcc XSS

Acknowledgement

CVE-2011-4054 - Jon Passki of Aspect Security, via CERT

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.

support.ca.com/irj/portal/anonymous/phpsupcontent?contentID=177782

Thanks and regards,

Ken Williams, Director

CA Technologies Product Vulnerability Response Team

CA Technologies Business Unit Operations

wilja22 (at) ca (dot) com [email concealed]

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