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 Service Management Automation (SMA) containerized, Remote Code Execution
                              31 August 2018


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Micro Focus Service Management Automation
Publisher:         Micro Focus
Operating System:  Virtualisation
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-6499 CVE-2018-6498 

Reference:         ESB-2018.2589

Original Bulletin: 

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Document ID: KM03236667

Version: 1

MFSBGN03814 rev.1 - Service Management Automation (SMA) containerized, 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 vulnerabilities has been identified in Micro Focus Autopass License
Server (APLS) and Container Deployment Foundation (CDF) available as part of
Micro Focus Service Management Automation (SMA) containerized suites. The
vulnerabilities could be exploited to Remote Code Execution.


  o PSRT110624
  o CVE-2018-6499
  o CVE-2018-6498

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

  o Micro Focus Service Management Automation (SMA) 2017.11, 2018.02, 2018.05


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CVSS Version 3.0 and Version 2.0 Base Metrics

  Reference            V3 Vector           V3 Base      V2 Vector      V2 Base
                                            Score                       Score

CVE-2018-6498 CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N 8.8      (AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/   8.0
              /S:C/C:L/I:L/A:H                      C:P/I:C/A:C)

CVE-2018-6499 CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:H/UI:R 6.4      (AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/   6.7
              /S:C/C:L/I:L/A:H                      C:P/I:P/A:C)

Micro Focus would like to thank Lukasz Mikula for reporting the AutoPass
License Server issue to cyber-psrt@microfocus.com.


Micro Focus has made the following mitigation information available to resolve
the vulnerability for the impacted versions of Micro Focus Service Management
Automation (SMA) containerized :

For SMA 2017.11 patch releases: KM03210103

For SMA 2018.05 patch releases: KM03204500

For SMA 2018.02 patch releases: KM03146621

Version:1 (rev.1) - 31 August 2018 Initial release

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