Micro Focus Manager up to 2020.05 Remote Privilege Escalation

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A vulnerability was found in Micro Focus Manager up to 2020.05. It has been declared as critical. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Arbitrary code execution vulnerability affecting multiple Micro Focus products. 1.) Operation Bridge Manager affecting version: 2020.05, 2019.11, 2019.05, 2018.11, 2018.05, versions 10.6x and 10.1x and older versions. 2.) Application Performance Management affecting versions : 9.51, 9.50 and 9.40 with uCMDB 10.33 CUP 3 3.) Data Center Automation affected version 2019.11 4.) Operations Bridge (containerized) affecting versions: 2019.11, 2019.08, 2019.05, 2018.11, 2018.08, 2018.05, 2018.02, 2017.11 5.) Universal CMDB affecting version: 2020.05, 2019.11, 2019.05, 2019.02, 2018.11, 2018.08, 2018.05, 11, 10.33, 10.32, 10.31, 10.30 6.) Hybrid Cloud Management affecting version 2020.05 7.) Service Management Automation affecting version 2020.5 and 2020.02. The vulnerability could allow to execute arbitrary code.

The weakness was disclosed 10/23/2020. The advisory is shared for download at softwaresupport.softwaregrp.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2020-11853 since 04/16/2020. The attack can be initiated remotely. The successful exploitation requires a single authentication. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 11/26/2020).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.3

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.3
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Class: Unknown
CWE: Unknown
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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04/16/2020 CVE assigned
10/23/2020 +190 days Advisory disclosed
10/23/2020 +0 days VulDB entry created
11/26/2020 +34 days VulDB last update


Vendor: https://www.microfocus.com/

Advisory: softwaresupport.softwaregrp.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2020-11853 (🔒)


Created: 10/23/2020 12:13 PM
Updated: 11/26/2020 01:55 PM
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