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[Onapsis Security Advisory 2014-007] Missing authorization check in SAP Profile Maintenance
Apr 28 2014 08:59PM
Onapsis Research Labs (research onapsis com)
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Onapsis Security Advisory 2014-007: Missing authorization check in
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1. Impact on Business
By exploiting this vulnerability a remote authenticated attacker would
be able to perform activities for which it is not authorized.
Risk Level: Low
2. Advisory Information
- -- Public Release Date: 2014-04-28
- -- Subscriber Notification Date: 2014-04-28
- -- Last Revised: 2014-04-22
- -- Security Advisory ID: ONAPSIS-2014-007
- -- Onapsis SVS ID: ONAPSIS-00078
- -- Researcher: Nahuel D. Sánchez
- -- Initial Base CVSS v2: 3.5 (AV:N/AC:L/AU:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)
3. Vulnerability Information
- -- Vendor: SAP
- -- Affected Components:
* SAP SOLUTION MANAGER 7.1
(Check SAP Note 1917381 for detailed information on affected releases)
- -- Vulnerability Class: Improper Access Control (CWE-284)
- -- Remotely Exploitable: Yes
- -- Locally Exploitable: No
- -- Authentication Required: Yes
- -- Original Advisory:
4. Affected Components Description
SAP Profile maintenance contains a remote-enabled RFC function that does
not perform authorization checks prior to retrieving sensitive information.
5. Vulnerability Details
A remote authenticated attacker could execute the vulnerable RFC
function and obtain sensitive information regarding the target
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 1917381 which provide 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
2013-08-29: Onapsis provides vulnerability information to SAP AG.
2013-08-30: SAP confirms having the information of vulnerability.
2014-01-14: SAP releases security patches.
2014-04-28: Onapsis notifies availability of security advisory.
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