Advisory Details

October 28th, 2020

Micro Focus Operations Bridge Manager diagnostics Use of Hard-coded Credentials Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-20-1287
ZDI-CAN-11201

CVE ID CVE-2020-11854
CVSS SCORE 9.8, (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
AFFECTED VENDORS Micro Focus
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Operations Bridge Manager
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Micro Focus Operations Bridge Manager. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the product's authentication mechanism. The product contains a hard-coded password for the diagnostics user account. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of SYSTEM.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Micro Focus has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://softwaresupport.softwaregrp.com/doc/KM03747658
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2020-06-19 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2020-10-28 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Pedro Ribeiro (pedrib@gmail.com | @pedrib1337) from Agile Information Security
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