SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: KM03337614
MFSBGN03840 rev.1 - Data Protector, Remote Arbitrary Code Execution
Release Date: 2019-02-20
Last Updated: 2019-02-20
Potential Security Impact: Remote: Arbitrary Code Execution
Source: Micro Focus, Security Response Team
Potential security vulnerability has been identified in Micro Focus Data Protector. This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Micro Focus Data Protector.
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
- Micro Focus Data Protector 10.03
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CVSS Version 3.0 and Version 2.0 Base Metrics
V3 Base Score
V2 Base Score
Micro Focus has provided the following recommendation to resolve this vulnerability: Please update Data protector to 10.04 or a higher version. Link to download latest Data Protector Software: https://entitlement.microfocus.com/mysoftware/index
Version:1 (rev.1) - 26 February 2019 Initial release
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