Micro Focus Operations Bridge Manager Service Incorrect Permission Assignment Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

ID ZDI-20-1326
Type zdi
Reporter Pedro Ribeiro (pedrib@gmail.com | @pedrib1337) from Agile Information Security
Modified 2020-10-28T00:00:00


This vulnerability allows local attackers to escalate privileges on affected installations of Micro Focus Operations Bridge Manager. 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 installer. The issue results from incorrect permissions set on the installation directory. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to escalate privileges and execute code in the context of SYSTEM.