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KM03709900 - Operations Agent, local privileges vulnerability - CVE-2020-11861

KM03709900 - Operations Agent, local privileges vulnerability - CVE-2020-11861

KM03709900 - Operations Agent, local privileges vulnerability - CVE-2020-11861

KM03709900 - Operations Agent, local privileges vulnerability - CVE-2020-11861
B-SL:100 HPSL:100 LIB4:false TYPE:reference HPTYPE:other ATT:0

Summary

A potential vulnerability has been identified in glance module of Operations Agent. The vulnerability could be exploited to escalate the local privileges and gain root access on the system.

SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Potential Security Impact: Local Vulnerability

 

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY

A potential vulnerability has been identified in glance module of Operations Agent. The vulnerability could be exploited to escalate the local privileges and gain root access on the system.

 

CVE References:

CVE-2020-11861

 

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

Operations Agent 12.11

Operations Agent 12.10

Operations Agent 12.0x

It is recommended to update Operations Agent versions prior to 12.10 to 12.10 or later.

 

CVSS Version 3.0 and Version 2.0 Base Metrics

Reference

V3 Vector

V3 Base Score

V2 Vector

V2 Base Score

CVE-2020-11861

CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

7.8

AV:L/AC:H/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C

6.0

 

RESOLUTION:

Micro Focus has made the following mitigation information available to resolve the vulnerability for the impacted versions of Operations Agent.

1.                   Open the following URL : https://ftp-pro.houston.softwaregrp.com/mffts

2.                   Logon with the following credentials:  

                      Account Name: oasechf

                      Account Password: 2*OAs$cH  (NOTE: CASE-sensitive)

3.                   Download the zip file with the hotfix for your product version:

Product version

Folder

File to download

OA 12.10

OCTCR19G856486/12.10

HF_QA_080920_OCTCR19G856486.zip

OA 12.11

OCTCR19G856486/12.11

HF_QA_080920_OCTCR19G856486.zip

OA 12.06

OCTCR19G856486/12.06

HF_QA_080920_OCTCR19G856486.zip

 

CREDITS:

Micro Focus would like to recognize and thank Lasse Trolle Borup of Danish Cyber Defense for discovering the vulnerability and reporting it.

 

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