Intrusion Prevention

CA.Siteminder.Unicode.CSS.Protection.Security.Bypass

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Security Bypass vulnerability in Computer Associates SiteMinder.
This issue is caused by an error in the vulnerable software when handling a request with "overlong Unicode" in place of blacklisted characters. It may allow remote attackers to bypass the CSS protection via sending a crafted HTTP request.

Affected Products

Computer Associates SiteMinder

Impact

Security Bypass

Recommended Actions

Refer to the vendor's web site for suggested workaround.
http://www.ca.com/us/default.aspx

CVE References

CVE-2009-2705