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HPSBGN03556 rev.1 - ArcSight ESM and ESM Express, Remote Arbitrary File Download, Local Arbitrary Command Execution

SUPPORT COMMUNICATION - SECURITY BULLETIN

Document ID: c05048452

Version: 1

HPSBGN03556 rev.1 - ArcSight ESM and ESM Express, Remote Arbitrary File Download, Local Arbitrary Command Execution
NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as soon as possible.

Release Date: 2016-03-14

Last Updated: 2016-03-14


Potential Security Impact: Remote arbitrary file download, local arbitrary command execution

Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HPE Product Security Response Team

VULNERABILITY SUMMARY

Potential security vulnerabilities have been identified with ArcSight ESM and ESM Express. The vulnerabilities could be exploited remotely to trick an unsuspecting user into downloading arbitrary files, or running arbitrary commands on the local system.

References:
  • CVE-2016-1990
  • CVE-2016-1991
  • PSRT102039

SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

  • HP ArcSight ESM Express all versions
  • HP ArcSight ESM 5.x versions prior to 5.6, 6.0, 6.5.x prior to 6.5C SP1 Patch 2, 6.8c

BACKGROUND

CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
Reference
Base Vector
Base Score
CVE-2016-1990
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
4.3
CVE-2016-1991
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
6.5
Information on CVSS is documented in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002

The Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Company thanks Clive Reeves of Telestra for reporting these vulnerabilities to security-alert@hpe.com.

RESOLUTION

HPE has made the following software updates available to resolve the vulnerabilities. The updates may be downloaded from: https://softwaresupport.hp.com/

  • HP ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager versions v5.6, v6.5C SP1 Patch 2, v6.8c P1, and v6.9.1
  • HP ArcSight ESM Express version v6.9.1

HISTORY
Version:1 (rev.1) - 14 March 2016 Initial release

Third Party Security Patches: Third party security patches that are to be installed on systems running Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) software products should be applied in accordance with the customer's patch management policy.

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Software Product Category: The Software Product Category is represented in the title by the two characters following HPSB.

3C = 3COM
3P = 3rd Party Software
GN = HP General Software
HF = HP Hardware and Firmware
MU = Multi-Platform Software
NS = NonStop Servers
OV = OpenVMS
PV = ProCurve
ST = Storage Software
UX = HP-UX

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