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        CA20190930-01: Security Notice for CA Network Flow Analysis
                              1 October 2019


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           CA Network Flow Analysis
Publisher:         CA
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-13658  

Original Bulletin: 

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CA20190930-01: Security Notice for CA Network Flow Analysis

Issued: September 30th, 2019

Last Updated: September 30th, 2019

CA Technologies, a Broadcom Company, is alerting customers to a potential risk
with CA Network Flow Analysis. A vulnerability exists that can allow a remote
attacker to execute arbitrary commands. CA published a solution to address the
vulnerabilities and recommends that all affected customers implement this

The vulnerability, CVE-2019-13658, occurs due to default credentials and a
configuration weakness. A malicious actor may use the default credentials and
exploit a weakness in the configuration to execute arbitrary commands on the CA
Network Flow Analysis server.

Risk Rating



All supported platforms

Affected Products

CA Network Flow Analysis 10.0.0

CA Network Flow Analysis 9.x

Unaffected Products

CA Network Flow Analysis 10.0.1 and later

How to determine if the installation is affected

Customers may use the product version to determine if their product
installation is affected.


The following solution is available to address the vulnerability. Note that the
typical deployment of CA Network Flow Analysis is in an internal network and
system administrators should restrict access to sensitive ports (see Firewall
Configuration ) on the CA Network Flow Analysis server.

CA Network Flow Analysis 9.x and 10.0.0:

Customers should update to CA Network Flow Analysis 10.0.2 or later and change
the MySQL passwords as described at Configure MySQL User Password .


CVE-2019-13658 - CA Network Flow Analysis default credentials


CVE-2019-13658 - Hendrik Van Belleghem

Change History

Version 1.0: 2019-09-30 - Initial Release

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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 Team .

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