CA20211201-01: Security Notice for CA Network Flow Analysis

CA Network Flow Analysis (NetQos / NFA)

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18 December 2021

01 December 2021



CA20211201-01: Security Notice for CA Network Flow Analysis

Issued: December 1st, 2021

CA Technologies, A Broadcom Company, is alerting customers to a vulnerability in CA Network Flow Analysis (NFA). A vulnerability exists that can allow an authenticated user to perform SQL injection attacks and access sensitive data. CA published solutions to address this vulnerability and recommends that all affected customers implement these solutions.

The vulnerability, CVE-2021-44050, occurs due to insufficient input validation.  An authenticated user can potentially access sensitive data.

Risk Rating

CVE-2021-44050 - Medium


Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2, 2016, 2019

Affected Products

CA Network Flow Analysis 9.3.8
CA Network Flow Analysis 9.5
CA Network Flow Analysis 10.0
CA Network Flow Analysis 10.0.2
CA Network Flow Analysis 10.0.3
CA Network Flow Analysis 10.0.4
CA Network Flow Analysis 10.0.5
CA Network Flow Analysis 10.0.6
CA Network Flow Analysis 10.0.7
CA Network Flow Analysis 21.2.1

Note: older, unsupported versions may be affected 

Non-Affected Products

CA Network Flow Analysis 21.2.2 and above

How to determine if the installation is affected

Check the Version Information in the NFA Console (Administration -> About). 


CA Technologies published the following solutions to address the vulnerabilities:

Upgrade to 21.2.2 or above.

Alternatively, apply the appropriate fix provided for 10.0.2, 10.0.3, 10.0.4, 10.0.5, 10.0.6, 10.0.7, and/or 21.2.1.

Fixes are available at:

Note that End of Service has already been announced for NFA 9.3.8, 9.5, and 10.0.  Contact Broadcom Support if you are unable to upgrade to a non-vulnerable version, or to a version with an available fix.


CVE-2021-44050 - CA NFA SQL injection vulnerability


CVE-2021-44050 - Anthony Ferrillo, NCC Group

Change History

Version 1.0: 2021-12-01 - Initial Release

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