ESB-2018.2050 - [Win][UNIX/Linux] Micro Focus Fortify Software Security Center: Multiple vulnerabilities 2018-07-13

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                               ESB-2018.2050
     Security update for Micro Focus Fortify Software Security Center
                               13 July 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Micro Focus Fortify Software Security Center
Publisher:         Micro Focus
Operating System:  Windows
                   UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service        -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Unauthorised Access      -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-12463  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://softwaresupport.softwaregrp.com/document/-/facetsearch/document/KM03201563

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Note: the current version of the following document is available here:
https://softwaresupport.hpe.com/document/-/facetsearch/document/KM03201085

SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: KM03201085
Version: 1

MFSBGN03811 rev.1 - Fortify Software Security Center (SSC), Multiple
vulnerabilities

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

Release Date: 2018-07-12
Last Updated: 2018-07-12

Potential Security Impact: Remote: Denial of Service (DoS), Disclosure of
Privileged Information, Unauthorized Data Injection

Source: Micro Focus, Product Security Response Team

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY
An XML external entity (XXE) vulnerability in Fortify Software Security
Center (SSC) allows remote unauthenticated users to read arbitrary files or
conduct server-side request forgery (SSRF) attacks via a crafted DTD in an
XML request.

References:

  - PSRT110617
  - CVE-2018-12463

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

  - Fortify Software Security Center (SSC) v- 17.1, 17.2, 18.1

BACKGROUND

  CVSS Base Metrics
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  Reference, CVSS V3 Score/Vector, CVSS V2 Score/Vector


Micro Focus would like to extend a special thanks to Alex Hernandez aka
alt3kx for responsibly disclosing this vulnerability.

RESOLUTION

Apply hotfix to SSC 17.1, 17.2, and 18.1, as applicable.  
(Download hotfix via ftp at
<ftp://hotfix:{DV4vw_J@ftp-pro.houston.softwaregrp.com> or, alternatively, go
to Software Support Online at <https://softwaresupport.softwaregrp.com/> and
log into your SSO account.)

HISTORY
Version:1 (rev.1) - 12 July 2018 Initial release

Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches that are to be installed on 
systems running Micro Focus products should be applied in accordance with the customer's 
patch management policy.

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