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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
MFSBGN03803 rev.1 - UCMDB, Installation File Access Control
Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
13 April 2018
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: HP UCMDB Configuration Manager
Operating System: Windows
UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
Impact/Access: Increased Privileges -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2018-6491
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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN
Document ID: KM03141180
MFSBGN03803 rev.1 - UCMDB, Installation File Access Control Privilege
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon
Release Date: 2018-04-12
Last Updated: 2018-04-12
Potential Security Impact: Local: Escalation of Privilege
Source: Micro Focus, Product Security Response Team
A potential security vulnerability has been identified in Micro Focus UCMDB.
The vulnerability could be remotely exploited to Local Escalation of Privilege.
SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.
HP UCMDB Configuration Manager Software 10.20 / 10.21 / 10.22 / 10.30 /
10.31 / 10.32 / 10.33 / 11.0
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CVSS Version 3.0 and Version 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference V3 Vector V3 Base Score V2 Vector V2 Base Score
CVE-2018-6491 CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:N 0.0 (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) 7.2
Micro Focus would like to thank TrendyTofy of Trend Micro's Zero Day
Initiative for reporting this issue to email@example.com.
HPE has made the following software updates and mitigation information to
resolve the vulnerability in Micro Focus UCMDB.
Please go to the link below:
Version:1 (rev.1) - 14 April 2018 Initial release
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