Micro Focus Operations Bridge Reporter HPE-OBR Incorrect Permission Assignment Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

2020-09-23T00:00:00
ID ZDI-20-1217
Type zdi
Reporter Pedro Ribeiro (pedrib@gmail.com|@pedrib1337) from Agile Information Security
Modified 2020-09-23T00:00:00

Description

This vulnerability allows local attackers to escalate privileges on affected installations of Micro Focus Operations Bridge Reporter. An attacker must first obtain the ability to execute low-privileged code on the target system in order to exploit this vulnerability. The specific flaw exists within the product's installer. The issue results from incorrect permissions set on a resource used by the service. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to escalate privileges and execute code in the context of SYSTEM.