Intrusion Prevention

Micro.Focus.NetIQ.Access.Manager.Identity.Server.Path.Traversal

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Directory Traversal Vulnerability in Micro Focus NetIQ Access Manager.
The vulnerability is due to an error in the vulnerable application when handling a maliciously crafted request. An attacker can exploit this to disclose arbitrary files on the affected machine via a crafted request.

Affected Products

Micro Focus NetIQ Access Manager 4.3 prior to 4.3.3
Micro Focus NetIQ Access Manager 4.4 prior to 4.4.0 HF1

Impact

Information Disclosure: Remote attackers can gain sensitive information from vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor:
https://www.novell.com/support/kb/doc.php?id=7022443

CVE References

CVE-2017-14803