CA Multiple Products inoweb Console Server Authentication Remote Overflow

critical Nessus Plugin ID 25219


The remote Windows host has an application that is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.


The version of CA Anti-Virus for the Enterprise, CA Threat Manager, or CA Anti-Spyware installed on the remote host is affected by a buffer overflow involving its Console Server component. By means of specially crafted login credentials, a remote attacker can overflow a stack-based buffer in 'InoWeb.exe', leading to possible command execution with the privileges under which the Web Access Service operates, LOCAL SYSTEM by default.


Ensure that automatic content updates are enabled for the eTrust ITM Console Server component and running.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 25219

File Name: ca_inoweb_overflow.nasl

Version: 1.15

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 5/16/2007

Updated: 11/15/2018

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/9/2007

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2522

BID: 23906