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Security Advisory – SOS-18-002 – CA Workload Automation AE SQL Injection

Release Date: 29-Mar-2018

Last Update:

Vendor Notification Date: 17-Oct-2017

Product: CA Workload Automation AE

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Affected versions: CA Workload Automation AE r11.3.5, r11.3.6 SP6 and earlier

Severity Rating: Medium

Impact: Exposure of sensitive information and exposure of system information

Attack Vector: Remote with authentication

Solution Status: CA Workload Automation AE Release 11.3.6 SP7

CVE reference: CVE-2018-8953


CA Workload Automation AE (AutoSys Edition) is a workload automation tool supplied by CA Technologies. CA Workload Automation AE suffers from SQL injection vulnerabilities as it fails to validate data supplied before being used in a SQL query.

Please refer to the PDF version of this advisory for proof of concept code examples.


Apply patch from CA Workload Automation AE Release 11.3.6 SP7 released on 2 March 2018.

Additional information is available here.

Discovered By

Hamed Merati from Sense of Security Labs.

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