SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: KM03083653
MFSBGN03797 rev.1 - Micro Focus Fortify Audit Workbench (AWB) and Micro Focus Fortify Software Security Center (SSC), XML External Entity Injection
Release Date: 2018-02-01
Last Updated: 2018-02-01
Potential Security Impact: Remote: Unauthorized Data Injection
Source: Micro Focus, Product Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified in Micro Focus Fortify Audit Workbench (AWB) and Micro Focus Fortify Software Security Center (SSC). The vulnerability could be exploited to allow XML External Entity (XXE) injection.
- CVE-2018-6486 - XML External Entity (XXE)
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
- Fortify Audit Workbench (AWB) -v 16.10, 16.20, 17.10
- Fortify Software Security Center (SSC) -v 16.10, 16.20, 17.10
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CVSS Version 3.0 and Version 2.0 Base Metrics
V3 Base Score
V2 Base Score
Micro Focus would like to thank Jakub Palaczynski for reporting this issue to firstname.lastname@example.org
Micro Focus has made the following software updates and mitigation information to resolve the vulnerability in Micro Focus Fortify Audit Workbench (AWB) and Micro Focus Fortify Software Security Center (SSC).
- Upgrade to Fortify 17.20 or later by visiting the Software Support Online and log into your SSO account using the following link: https://mysupport.microfocus.com/
Version:1 (rev.1) - 26 January 2018 Initial release
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