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[Onapsis Security Advisory 2014-023] HTTP verb tampering issue in SAP_JTECHS
Jul 29 2014 02:54PM
Onapsis Research Labs (research onapsis com)
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Onapsis Security Advisory2014-023: HTTP verb tampering issue in SAP_JTECHS
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1. Impact on Business
By exploiting this vulnerability a remote unauthenticated attacker would
be able to access restricted functionality and information.
Risk Level: Medium
2. Advisory Information
- - Public Release Date: 2014-07-29
- - Subscriber Notification Date: 2014-07-29
- - Last Revised: 2014-07-25
- - Security Advisory ID: ONAPSIS-2012-023
- - Onapsis SVS ID: ONAPSIS-00061
- - Researcher: Nahuel D. Sánchez
- - Initial Base CVSS v2: 5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
3. Vulnerability Information
- - Vendor: SAP
- - Affected Components:
- SAP Solution Manager 7.1
(Check SAP Note 1778940 for detailed information on affected releases)
- - Vulnerability Class: Authentication Bypass (CWE-302)
- - Remotely Exploitable: Yes
- - Locally Exploitable: No
- - Authentication Required: No
- - Detection Module available in Onapsis X1: Yes
- - Original Advisory:
4. Affected Components Description
The License Measurement Servlet allows system administrators to review
System's license usage and perform system tests.
5. Vulnerability Details
License Measurement Servlet is prone to verb tampering attacks, allowing
remote unauthenticated attackers to access restricted functionality.
Technical details about this issue are not disclosed at this moment with
the purpose of providing enough time to affected customers to patch
their systems and protect against the exploitation of the described
SAP has released SAP Note 1778940 which provides patched versions of the
The patches can be downloaded from
Onapsis strongly recommends SAP customers to download the related
security fixes and apply them to the affected components in order to
reduce business risks.
7. Report Timeline
2012-07-30: Onapsis provides vulnerability information to SAP AG.
2012-08-01: SAP confirms having the information of vulnerability.
2014-04-08: SAP releases security patches.
2014-07-29: Onapsis notifies availability of security advisory.
About Onapsis, Inc.
Onapsis provides innovative security software solutions to protect ERP
systems from cyber-attacks. Through unmatched ERP security, compliance
and continuous monitoring products, Onapsis secures the
business-critical infrastructure of its global customers against
espionage, sabotage and financial fraud threats.
Onapsis X1, the company's flagship product, is the industry's first
comprehensive solution for the automated security assessment of SAP
platforms. Being the first and only SAP-certified solution of its kind,
Onapsis X1 allows customers to perform automated Vulnerability
Assessments, Security & Compliance Audits and Penetration Tests over
their entire SAP platform.
Onapsis is backed by the Onapsis Research Labs, a world-renowned team of
SAP & ERP security experts who are continuously invited to lecture at
the leading IT security conferences, such as RSA and BlackHat, and
featured by mainstream media such as CNN, Reuters, IDG and New York Times.
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