VDB-75379 · CVE-2014-7885 · BID 73073

HP ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager up to 6.8 cross-site request forgery

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A vulnerability has been found in HP ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager up to 6.8 and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown part. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross-site request forgery vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-352. The web application does not, or can not, sufficiently verify whether a well-formed, valid, consistent request was intentionally provided by the user who submitted the request. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in HP ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager (ESM) before 6.8c have unknown impact and remote attack vectors.

The weakness was shared 03/13/2015 by Julian Horoszkiewicz as confirmed advisory (CERT.org). It is possible to read the advisory at kb.cert.org. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2014-7885 since 10/06/2014. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 82848 (HP ArcSight ESM < 6.5c SP1 P1 / 6.8c Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Misc..

Upgrading to version 6.8c eliminates this vulnerability. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 19650.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (82848). The entry VDB-75378 is related to this item.






CPE 2.3info

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Class: Cross-site request forgery
CWE: CWE-352 / CWE-862 / CWE-863

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 82848
Nessus Name: HP ArcSight ESM < 6.5c SP1 P1 / 6.8c Multiple Vulnerabilities
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Upgrade: ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager 6.8c
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10/06/2014 🔍
03/11/2015 +156 days 🔍
03/13/2015 +2 days 🔍
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05/13/2015 +26 days 🔍
05/17/2022 +2561 days 🔍


Vendor: hp.com

Advisory: kb.cert.org
Researcher: Julian Horoszkiewicz
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2014-7885 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1031921
Vulnerability Center: 49245 - HP ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager before 6.8c Remote Multiple Unspecified Vulnerabilities, Critical
SecurityFocus: 73073 - HP ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager Unspecified Multiple Remote Security Vulnerabilities

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Created: 05/13/2015 04:36 PM
Updated: 05/17/2022 02:43 PM
Changes: 05/13/2015 04:36 PM (62), 06/23/2017 03:25 PM (4), 05/17/2022 02:40 PM (3), 05/17/2022 02:43 PM (1)
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