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Computer Associates Vet Library Remote Heap Overflow Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains the version of CA Vet Scan Engine

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Computer Associates Vet Scan Engine
which is vulnerable to heap overflow. A possible hacker may exploit this flaw to
execute arbitrary code on the remote host with the rights of a local
administrator or to disable the remote service remotely.

To exploit this flaw, a possible hacker would need to send a specially crafted file
to the remote antivirus library.

Solution :

http://www3.ca.com/securityadvisor/vulninfo/vuln.aspx?id=32896

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 8
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:C/A:C/I:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 13710

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2007 Tenable Network Security

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