ESB-2018.1136 - [Win][UNIX/Linux] HP UCMDB Configuration Manager: Increased privileges - Existing account 2018-04-13

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                               ESB-2018.1136
        MFSBGN03803 rev.1 - UCMDB, Installation File Access Control
                    Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
                               13 April 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           HP UCMDB Configuration Manager
Publisher:         Hewlett-Packard
Operating System:  Windows
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:     Increased Privileges -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-6491  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://softwaresupport.softwaregrp.com/document/-/facetsearch/document/KM03141180

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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: KM03141180

Version: 1

MFSBGN03803 rev.1 - UCMDB, Installation File Access Control Privilege 
Escalation Vulnerability

NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon
as possible.

Release Date: 2018-04-12

Last Updated: 2018-04-12

Potential Security Impact: Local: Escalation of Privilege

Source: Micro Focus, Product Security Response Team

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY

A potential security vulnerability has been identified in Micro Focus UCMDB. 
The vulnerability could be remotely exploited to Local Escalation of Privilege.

References:

    CVE-2018-6491

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

    HP UCMDB Configuration Manager Software 10.20 / 10.21 / 10.22 / 10.30 / 
    10.31 / 10.32 / 10.33 / 11.0

BACKGROUND

For a PGP signed version of this security bulletin please write to: Product 
Security Team

CVSS Version 3.0 and Version 2.0 Base Metrics

Reference	V3 Vector					V3 Base Score	V2 Vector			V2 Base Score
CVE-2018-6491	CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:N	0.0		(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)	7.2

Micro Focus would like to thank TrendyTofy of Trend Micro's Zero Day 
Initiative for reporting this issue to cyber-psrt@microfocus.com.

RESOLUTION

HPE has made the following software updates and mitigation information to 
resolve the vulnerability in Micro Focus UCMDB.

Please go to the link below: 
https://softwaresupport.softwaregrp.com/group/softwaresupport/search-result/-/facetsearch/document/KM03140555?lang=en&cc=us&hpappid=206728_SSO_PRO

HISTORY 
Version:1 (rev.1) - 14 April 2018 Initial release

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