ESB-2018.2594 - [Virtual] Micro Focus Various Products: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Existing account 2018-08-31

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                               ESB-2018.2594
Micro Focus Network Virtualization (NV) with floating licenses, Micro Focus
  Unified Functional Testing (UFT) with floating licenses and Micro Focus
 Service Virtualization (SV) with floating licenses, remote code execution
                              31 August 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Micro Focus Network Virtualization
                   Micro Focus Unified Functional Testing
                   Micro Focus Service Virtualization
Publisher:         Micro Focus
Operating System:  Virtualisation
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-6499  

Reference:         ESB-2018.2589

Original Bulletin: 
   https://softwaresupport.softwaregrp.com/document/-/facetsearch/document/KM03236726

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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: KM03236726

Version: 1

MFSBGN03822 rev.1 - Micro Focus Network Virtualization (NV) with floating
licenses, Micro Focus Unified Functional Testing (UFT) with floating licenses
and Micro Focus Service Virtualization (SV) with floating licenses, remote code
execution

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

Release Date: 2018-08-30

Last Updated: 2018-08-30

Potential Security Impact: Remote: Code Execution

Source: Micro Focus, Security Response Team

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY

A potential vulnerability has been identified in AutoPass License Server (APLS)
which is a part of the Micro Focus Network Virtualization (NV) with floating
licenses, Micro Focus Unified Functional Testing (UFT) with floating licenses
and Micro Focus Service Virtualization (SV) with floating licenses deployment.
The vulnerability could be exploited to remote code execution.

References:

  o PSRT110629
  o CVE-2018-6499

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

  o Micro Focus Network Virtualization with floating licenses using Any version
    using APLS older than 10.7
  o Micro Focus Unified Functional Testing with floating licenses using Any
    version using APLS older than 10.7
  o Micro Focus Service Virtualization with floating licenses using Any version
    using APLS older than 10.7

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      V2 Vector      V2 Base
                                            Score                       Score

CVE-2018-6499 CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:H/UI:R 6.4      (AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/   6.7
              /S:C/C:L/I:L/A:H                      C:P/I:P/A:C)


Micro Focus would like to thank Lukasz Mikula for reporting this issue to
cyber-psrt@microfocus.com.

RESOLUTION

Micro Focus has made the following mitigation information available to resolve
the vulnerability for the impacted versions of Micro Focus Network
Virtualization (NV) with floating licenses, Micro Focus Unified Functional
Testing (UFT) with floating licenses and Micro Focus Service Virtualization
(SV) with floating licenses: Please download and upgrade APLS component to the
latest version ( 10.7 and above)
https://marketplace.microfocus.com/itom/content/autopass-license-server

HISTORY
Version:1 (rev.1) - 5 September 2018 Initial release

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

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System management and security procedures must be reviewed frequently to
maintain system integrity. Micro Focus is continually reviewing and enhancing
the security features of software products to provide customers with current
secure solutions.

"Micro Focus is broadly distributing this Security Bulletin in order to bring
to the attention of users of the affected Micro Focus products the important
security information contained in this Bulletin. Micro Focus recommends that
all users determine the applicability of this information to their individual
situations and take appropriate action. Micro Focus does not warrant that this
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subject to change without notice. Micro Focus and the names of Micro Focus
products referenced herein are trademarks of Micro Focus in the United States
and other countries. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be
trademarks of their respective owners.

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