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Vulnerability of 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.
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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This weakness bulletin impacts software or systems such as ArcSight Logger.

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

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

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this vulnerability announce.

Solutions for this threat 

HP ArcSight Logger: version 6.1.
The version 6.1 is fixed:
  https://softwaresupport.hp.com/

HP ArcSight Logger: version 6.0 P2.
The version 6.0 P2 is fixed:
  https://softwaresupport.hp.com/

HP ArcSight Logger: workaround.
A workaround is to filter network access.
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