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Micro Focus Security Bulletin MFSBGN03835 1

Micro Focus Security Bulletin MFSBGN03835 1
Posted Dec 13, 2018
Authored by Micro Focus | Site microfocus.com

Micro Focus Security Bulletin MFSBGN03835 1 - The SSC REST API contains Insecure Direct Object Reference (IDOR) vulnerabilities that allow authenticated users access to arbitrary details of the Local and LDAP users via POST method and to arbitrary details of other user's Fortify projects via GET method. Revision 1 of this advisory.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, local, vulnerability
advisories | CVE-2018-7690, CVE-2018-7691
MD5 | a82397b74c12246840801aa85de6924c

Micro Focus Security Bulletin MFSBGN03835 1

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SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: KM03298201
Version: 1

MFSBGN03835 rev.1 - Fortify Software Security Center (SSC), Remote
Unauthorized Access

NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.

Release Date: 2018-12-12
Last Updated: 2018-12-12

Potential Security Impact: Remote: Unauthorized Access

Source: Micro Focus, Product Security Response Team

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY
The SSC REST API contains Insecure Direct Object Reference (IDOR)
vulnerabilities that allow authenticated users access to arbitrary details of
the Local and LDAP users via POST method and to arbitrary details of other
user's Fortify projects via GET method.

References:

- PSRT110648
- CVE-2018-7690
- CVE-2018-7691

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

- Fortify Software Security Center (SSC) 17.10, 17.20, 18.10

BACKGROUND

CVSS Base Metrics
=================
Reference, CVSS V3 Score/Vector, CVSS V2 Score/Vector


Micro Focus would like to extend a special thanks to Alex Hernandez, aka
alt3kx, for responsibly disclosing this vulnerability.

RESOLUTION

Upgrade to SSC version 18.20.

HISTORY
Version:1 (rev.1) - 12 December 2018 Initial release

Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches that are to be installed on
systems running Micro Focus products should be applied in accordance with the customer's
patch management policy.

Support: For issues about implementing the recommendations of this Security Bulletin, contact normal Micro Focus services support channel.
For other issues about the content of this Security Bulletin, send e-mail to security@microfocus.com.

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Email: security@microfocus.com

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System management and security procedures must be reviewed frequently to maintain system integrity.
Micro Focus is continually reviewing and enhancing the security features of software products to provide
customers with current secure solutions.

"Micro Focus is broadly distributing this Security Bulletin in order to bring to the attention of users of the
affected Micro Focus products the important security information contained in this Bulletin. Micro Focus recommends
that all users determine the applicability of this information to their individual situations and take appropriate action.
Micro Focus does not warrant that this information is necessarily accurate or complete for all user situations and, consequently,
Micro Focus will not be responsible for any damages resulting from user's use or disregard of the information provided in
this Security Bulletin. To the extent permitted by law, Micro Focus disclaims all warranties, either express or
implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement."


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or consequential damages including downtime cost; lost profits; damages relating to the procurement of
substitute products or services; or damages for loss of data, or software restoration.
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