Vulnerability Note VU#868948
HP ArcSight contains multiple vulnerabilities
Original Release date: 17 Mar 2015 | Last revised: 17 Mar 2015
HP ArcSight Logger and ESM contains multiple vulnerabilities.
CWE-434: Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type – CVE Pending
HP ArcSight Logger 18.104.22.16838.0 configuration import file upload capability does not sanitize file names, which allows a remote, authenticated attacker to put arbitrary files into the document root. This vulnerability may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary scripts on the server at the privilege level of the application.
CWE-285: Improper Authorization – CVE Pending
HP ArcSight Logger 22.214.171.12438.0 allows all users access to the Configuration->Input, Configuration->Search and Configuration->Content Management (Import/Export) features. An authenticated attacker may be able to modify ArcSight sources and parsers.
CWE-79: Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation (‘Cross-site Scripting’) – CVE Pending
HP ArcSight ESM 126.96.36.1999.0 is vulnerable to cross-frame scripting attacks that may allow an attacker to disrupt or modify rules or resources on the system, depending on the privileges of the logged in user.
CWE-352: Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) – CVE Pending
HP ArcSight ESM 188.8.131.529.0 is vulnerable to a Cross Site Request Forgery attack that may allow an attacker with knowledge of the resource id to modify rules or resources on the system, depending on the privileges of the logged in user.
CWE-611: Improper Restriction of XML External Entity Reference (‘XXE’) – CVE Pending
ArcSight Logger 184.108.40.20638.0 is vulnerable to a XML External Entity Injection vulnerability in the XML parser in the Configuration->Content Management -> Import section. An authenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary scripts on the server at the privilege level of the application.
These vulnerabilities may allow remote authenticated attackers to disrupt or modify resources on the system and potentially execute arbitrary scripts on the server.
Note: The CVSS score reflects the first vulnerability listed.
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HP has provided a security advisory with a link to the patch. These issues were reportedly fixed on 01/21/2015.
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VendorStatusDate NotifiedDate UpdatedHewlett-Packard CompanyAffected09 Sep 201412 Mar 2015If you are a vendor and your product is affected, let
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Thanks to Julian Horoszkiewicz for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Chris King.
12 Mar 2015
Date First Published:
17 Mar 2015
Date Last Updated:
17 Mar 2015
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