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HPE ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager Unspecified Flaw Lets Remote Authenticated Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1035307
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-1992   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 16 2016
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 6.8c
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in HPE ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager. A remote authenticated user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

No details were provided.

HPE ArcSight ESM Express is also affected.

Nuno Matos of Portugal Telecom reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.
Solution:   HP has issued a fix (6.8c).

The HP advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Linux (Red Hat Enterprise), UNIX (AIX), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (2003)

Message History:   None.

 Source Message Contents

Subject:  [security bulletin] HPSBGN03558 rev.1 - ArcSight ESM and ESM Express, Remote Disclosure of Sensitive Information

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Note: the current version of the following document is available here:


Document ID: c05048753
Version: 1

HPSBGN03558 rev.1 - ArcSight ESM and ESM Express, Remote Disclosure of
Sensitive Information

NOTICE: The information in this Security Bulletin should be acted upon as
soon as possible.

Release Date: 2016-03-15
Last Updated: 2016-03-15

Potential Security Impact: Remote Disclosure of Sensitive Information

Source: Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Product Security Response Team

A potential security vulnerability has been identified with ArcSight ESM and
ESM Express. The vulnerability could be remotely exploited to allow
disclosure of sensitive information.



SUPPORTED SOFTWARE VERSIONS*: ONLY impacted versions are listed.

HP ArcSight ESM Express all versions
HP ArcSight ESM all versions prior to v6.8c


CVSS 2.0 Base Metrics
  Reference              Base Vector             Base Score
CVE-2016-1992    (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)       4.0
             Information on CVSS is documented
            in HP Customer Notice: HPSN-2008-002

The Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Company thanks Nuno Matos of Portugal Telecom
for reporting this issue to


HPE has made the following software updates available to resolve this

HP ArcSight ESM Express - update to v6.9.1
HP ArcSight ESM - update to v6.8c or later

The updates can be downloaded from:

Version:1 (rev.1) - 15 March 2016 Initial release

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