VDB-108848 · CVE-2017-14357 · BID 100935

HP ArcSight ESM/ArcSight ESM Express up to 6.9.1c Patch 3/6.11.0 Reflected cross site scripting

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in HP ArcSight ESM and ArcSight ESM Express up to 6.9.1c Patch 3/6.11.0. Affected by this issue is an unknown code block. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability (Reflected). Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-79. The product does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes user-controllable input before it is placed in output that is used as a web page that is served to other users. Impacted is integrity. CVE summarizes:

A Reflected and Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in HP ArcSight ESM and HP ArcSight ESM Express, in any 6.x version prior to 6.9.1c Patch 4 or 6.11.0 Patch 1. This vulnerability could be exploited remotely to allow Reflected and Stored Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)

The bug was discovered 10/30/2017. The weakness was presented 10/31/2017 as confirmed advisory (CERT.org). The advisory is shared for download at auscert.org.au. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2017-14357 since 09/12/2017. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1059.007.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 104386 (HP ArcSight ESM 6.x < / Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Misc. and running in the context l.

Applying the patch 6.9.1c Patch 4/6.11.0 Patch 1 is able to eliminate this problem. A possible mitigation has been published before and not just after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (104386).






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Name: Reflected
Class: Cross site scripting / Reflected
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 104386
Nessus Name: HP ArcSight ESM 6.x < / Multiple Vulnerabilities
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Patch: 6.9.1c Patch 4/6.11.0 Patch 1


09/12/2017 🔍
10/27/2017 +45 days 🔍
10/30/2017 +3 days 🔍
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11/01/2017 +1 days 🔍
11/03/2017 +2 days 🔍
01/05/2023 +1889 days 🔍


Vendor: hp.com

Advisory: auscert.org.au
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2017-14357 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 100935


Created: 11/01/2017 07:46 AM
Updated: 01/05/2023 01:49 PM
Changes: 11/01/2017 07:46 AM (67), 12/02/2019 02:53 PM (2), 01/05/2023 01:49 PM (4)
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