MFSBGN03785 rev.1 - HPE Cloud Optimizer, Remote Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)

  • KM02978021
  • 03-Oct-2017
  • 20-Oct-2017


A potential security vulnerability has been identified in HPE Cloud Optimizer. The vulnerability could be remotely exploited to allow cross-site request forgery (CSRF).



Document ID: KM02978021

Version: 1

MFSBGN03785 rev.1 - HPE Cloud Optimizer, Remote Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)

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


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CVSS Version 3.0 and Version 2.0 Base Metrics


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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:

Version:1 (rev.1) - 13 October 2017 Initial release

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