SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: KM03236722
MFSBGN03820 rev.1 - Micro Focus Hybrid Cloud Management (HCM) containerized suites, 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
A potential vulnerability has been identified in Micro Focus Autopass License Server (APLS) available as part of Micro Focus Hybrid Cloud Management (HCM) containerized suites. The vulnerability could be exploited to Remote Code Execution.
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
- Micro Focus Hybrid Cloud Management containerized suites 2017.08, 2017.11, 2018.02, 2018.05
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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 Lukasz Mikula for reporting the AutoPass License Server issue to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Micro Focus has made the following mitigation information available to resolve the vulnerability for the impacted versions of Micro Focus Hybrid Cloud Management containerized suites:
HCM 2018.08 has the required fix. Customers who are on HCM2017.08 or higher or required to upgrade HCM 2018.08 using the supported upgrade path.
Version:1 (rev.1) - 6 September 2018 Initial release
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