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Vulnerability of HP ArcSight ESM: two vulnerabilities

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use several vulnerabilities of HP ArcSight ESM.
Vulnerable products: ArcSight ESM.
Severity of this weakness: 3/4.
Number of vulnerabilities in this bulletin: 2.
Creation date: 15/03/2016.
Références of this bulletin: c05048452, CVE-2016-1990, CVE-2016-1991, HPSBGN03556, VIGILANCE-VUL-19170.

Description of the vulnerability 

Several vulnerabilities were announced in HP ArcSight ESM.

An attacker can traverse directories, in order to read a file outside the root path. [severity:2/4; CVE-2016-1990]

A remote attacker can use a vulnerability, in order to run a local command. [severity:3/4; CVE-2016-1991]
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This security threat impacts software or systems such as ArcSight ESM.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer weakness note is important.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of intranet client.

This bulletin is about 2 vulnerabilities.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer threat alert.

Solutions for this threat 

HP ArcSight ESM: versions 5.6, 6.5C SP1 Patch 2, 6.8c P1 and 6.9.1.
Versions 5.6, 6.5C SP1 Patch 2, 6.8c P1 and 6.9.1 are fixed:
  https://softwaresupport.hp.com/
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