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computer vulnerability note CVE-2015-6029

HP ArcSight Logger: brute force on SOAP

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can try to authenticate with no limit on SOAP, in order to perform a brute force.
Vulnerable software: ArcSight Logger.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: administrator access/rights, privileged access/rights, user access/rights.
Attacker's origin: intranet client.
Creation date: 20/10/2015.
Revision date: 04/11/2015.
Références of this computer vulnerability: c04863612, CVE-2015-6029, HPSBGN03429, VIGILANCE-VUL-18139, VU#842252.

Description of the vulnerability

The HP ArcSight Logger product offers a SOAP interface requiring an authentication.

However, there is no limit on the number of authentication trials.

An attacker can therefore try to authenticate with no limit on SOAP, in order to perform a brute force.
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