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HPSBGN03425 rev.1 - HP ArcSight SmartConnectors, Remote Disclosure of Information, Local Escalation of Privilege


Document ID: c04850932

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HPSBGN03425 rev.1 - HP ArcSight SmartConnectors, Remote Disclosure of Information, Local Escalation of Privilege
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2015-10-15

Last Updated: 2016-08-30

Potential Security Impact: Remote disclosure of information, local escalation of privilege

Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE Product Security Response Team


Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified with HP ArcSight SmartConnectors. The vulnerabilities could be exploited remotely to allow disclosure of information, and locally to allow escalation of privilege.

  • CVE-2015-2902, (CWE-295), SSRT102148, VU#350508
  • CVE-2015-2903 (CWE-259), VU#350508

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

ArcSight SmartConnectors any version prior to v7.1.6


CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Base vector
Base score

Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002

The Hewlett-Packard Company thanks Jefferson Ogata for reporting a vulnerability CERT and to


HP has made the following software updates available to resolve the vulnerabilities.

The updates may be downloaded from: HP ArcSight SmartConnectors v7.1.6 or later

Note: SmartConnectors now require local clients to communicate over an encrypted channel, however the default credentials for the SmartConnectors should also be changed. This can be performed either if the SmartConnector is managed by ArcSight Management Center (ArcMC) or ArcSight Connector Appliance.

Version:1 (rev.1) - 3 November 2015 Initial release

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