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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   HPE ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager Vendors:   ArcSight, HPE
HP ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager Unsafe File Permissions Let Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1034073
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-6030   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 5 2015
Impact:   Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.x prior to 6.5SP1P2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in HP ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

Some files executed by root-owned processes are owned by the "arcsight" user. A local user can execute arbitrary commands on the target system with root privileges.

Hubert mach and Julian Horoszkiewicz reported this vulnerability via US-CERT.

Impact:   A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.
Solution:   HP has issued a fix (6.5SP1P2, v6.8P1).

The HP advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Red Hat Enterprise), UNIX (AIX), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (2003)

Message History:   None.

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