VDB-75972 · CVE-2015-3318 · BID 75033

CA Management Agent r12.5 Common Services input validation

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in CA Management Agent r12.5. Affected is an unknown functionality of the component Common Services. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-20. The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

CA Common Services, as used in CA Client Automation r12.5 SP01, r12.8, and r12.9; CA Network and Systems Management r11.0, r11.1, and r11.2; CA NSM Job Management Option r11.0, r11.1, and r11.2; CA Universal Job Management Agent; CA Virtual Assurance for Infrastructure Managers (aka SystemEDGE) 12.6, 12.7, 12.8, and 12.9; and CA Workload Automation AE r11, r11.3, r11.3.5, and r11.3.6 on UNIX, does not properly validate an unspecified variable, which allows local users to gain privileges via unknown vectors.

The weakness was disclosed 06/17/2015 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at ca.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2015-3318 since 04/16/2015. The attack needs to be approached locally. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $5k-$25k (estimation calculated on 05/21/2022).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at SecurityTracker (ID 1032512). The entries 75970 and 75971 are pretty similar.




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Class: Privilege escalation
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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04/16/2015 🔍
06/04/2015 +49 days 🔍
06/17/2015 +13 days 🔍
06/17/2015 +0 days 🔍
06/18/2015 +1 days 🔍
05/21/2022 +2529 days 🔍


Vendor: ca.com

Advisory: ca.com
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2015-3318 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1032512
SecurityFocus: 75033 - CA Common Services Multiple Local Privilege Escalation And Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities

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Created: 06/18/2015 10:01 AM
Updated: 05/21/2022 09:29 AM
Changes: (3) vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_basescore exploit_price_0day source_sectracker
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