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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
MFSBGN03793 rev.2 - Project and Portfolio Management Center,
4 January 2018
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Micro Focus Project and Portfolio Management Center
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Access Privileged Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Provide Misleading Information -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Cross-site Request Forgery -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2017-14362 CVE-2017-14361
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Note: the current version of the following document is available here:
SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: KM03014426
MFSBGN03793 rev.2 - Project and Portfolio Management Center, Multiple
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.
Release Date: 2017-12-12
Last Updated: 2018-01-03
Potential Security Impact: Remote: Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)
Source: Micro Focus, Product Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified in Micro Focus Project
and Portfolio Management Center. This vulnerability could be remotely
exploited to execute a Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) attack and Cross-site Request
- CVE-2017-14361 - MitM
- CVE-2017-14362 - CSRF
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
- HPE Project and Portfolio Management Center -v 9.32
CVSS Base Metrics
Reference, CVSS V3 Score/Vector, CVSS V2 Score/Vector
Micro Focus would like to thank the Research Team at Rhino Security Labs
www.rhinosecuritylabs.com for reporting this issue to email@example.com.
Micro Focus has made the following software updates and mitigation
information to resolve the vulnerability in Micro Focus Project and Portfolio
* For Session fixation on webapp login - Upgrade to 9.32.0004, by using the
For XXE upgrade to 9.32.0005 if youre on 9.3x by using the following link:
* For JSESSIONID cookie does not have SECURE flag -Upgrade to 9.32.0005 if
you are on 9.3x, by using the following link:
* Upgrade to 9.41 if you are on 9.4x, by using the following link:
* For Workbench thick client vulnerable to MiTM attack - Contact Customer
Support for hotfix download.
* For No CSRF protection in the web application - Contact Customer Support
for hotfix download.
Version:1 (rev.1) - 18 November 2017 Initial release
Version:2 (rev.2) - 12 December 2017 Adding new link
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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