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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
MFSBGN03785 rev.1 - HPE Cloud Optimizer, Remote Cross-Site
Request Forgery (CSRF)
16 October 2017
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: HPE Cloud Optimizer
Operating System: Linux variants
Impact/Access: Cross-site Request Forgery -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2015-5351
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: KM02978021
MFSBGN03785 rev.1 - HPE Cloud Optimizer, Remote Cross-Site Request Forgery
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.
Release Date: 2017-10-13
Last Updated: 2017-10-13
Potential Security Impact: Remote: Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)
Source: Micro Focus, Product Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified in HPE Cloud
Optimizer. The vulnerability could be remotely exploited to allow cross-site
request forgery (CSRF).
- CVE-2015-5351 - Remote Cross-Site Request Forgery
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
- HPE Cloud Optimizer - v3.00
CVSS Base Metrics
Reference, CVSS V3 Score/Vector, CVSS V2 Score/Vector
Micro Focus would like to thank Pablo Sacristan for reporting this issue to
Micro Focus has made the following software updates and mitigation
information to resolve the vulnerability in Cloud Optimizer.
OvTomcatB and OvJREB is upgraded in Cloud Optimizer version 3.01.131. Please
upgrade to version 3.01.131 or higher.
Please follow the below links for upgrading Cloud Optimizer v3.01.131:
* Using iso image:
* Using zip format:
* Using installer:
Version:1 (rev.1) - 13 October 2017 Initial release
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