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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
CA20190904-01: Security Notice for CA Common Services
Distributed Intelligence Architecture (DIA)
5 September 2019
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: CA Common ServicesDistributed Intelligence Architecture (DIA)
Publisher: Computer Associates
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2019-13656
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CA20190904-01: Security Noticefor CA Common ServicesDistributed Intelligence
Issued: September 4th, 2019
Last Updated: September 4th, 2019
CA Technologies, A Broadcom Company, is alerting customers to a potential risk
with CA Common Services in the Distributed Intelligence Architecture (DIA)
component. A vulnerability exists, CVE-2019-13656, that can allow a remote
attacker to execute arbitrary code. CA published solutions to address the
vulnerabilities and recommends that all affected customers implement these
All supported platforms
CA Common Components DIA
CA Technologies products that bundle this software include:
CA Client Automation 14 and later versions
CA Workload Automation AE 11.3.5 and 11.3.6
How to determine if the installation is affected
Customers should review the Solution section to determine whether the fix is
CA Workload Automation Autosys:
The Distributed Intelligence Architecture (DIA) that installs with the 11.3.5
and 11.3.6 C3 DVD is vulnerable.
CA published the following solutions to address the vulnerabilities. Fixes are
available on the CA support site .
CA Client Automation:
CA Workload Automation Autosys:
The following are the fixes published by the Workload Automation Autosys
Product team for the vulnerability CVE-2019-13656 reported against Distributed
Intelligence Architecture (DIA) shipped with C3 DVD.
The script applypatch.bat for Windows and applypatch.sh for Linux and Unix
platforms when run should not produce any errors in its console output. The
script starts the NSM services at the end of the patch application process. A
successful patch application is manifested in the form of all services coming
CVE-2019-13656 - Ca Common Services remote code execution
CVE-2019-13656 - Fredrik Ravne, Oslo Bors
Version 1.0: Initial Release
CA customers may receive product alerts and advisories by subscribing to
Proactive Notifications .
Customers who require additional information about this notice may contact CA
Technologies Support at https://casupport.broadcom.com/ .
To report a suspected vulnerability in a CA Technologies product, please send a
summary to the CA Technologies Product Vulnerability Response T Team .
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