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[Onapsis Security Advisory 2014-033] SAP Business Warehouse Missing Authorization Check
Oct 08 2014 01:59PM
Onapsis Research Labs (research onapsis com)
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Onapsis Security Advisory 2014-033: SAP Business Warehouse Missing
1. Impact on Business
By exploiting this vulnerability an authenticated attacker will be able
to abuse of functionality that should be restricted and can disclose
technical information without having the right access permissions. This
information could be used to perform further attacks over the platform.
Risk Level: Low
2. Advisory Information
- - Public Release Date: 2014-10-08
- - Subscriber Notification Date: 2014-10-08
- - Last Revised: 2014-08-17
- - Security Advisory ID: ONAPSIS-2013-033
- - Onapsis SVS ID: ONAPSIS-00114
- - Researcher: Nahuel D. Sánchez
- - Initial Base CVSS v2: 3.5 (AV:N/AC:M/AU:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)
3. Vulnerability Information
- - Vendor: SAP
- - Affected Components:
- SAP Netweaver AS ABAP 7.31
(Check SAP Note 1967780 for detailed information on affected releases)
- - Vulnerability Class: Improper Authorization (CWE-285)
- - Remotely Exploitable: Yes
- - Locally Exploitable: No
- - Authentication Required: Yes
- - Detection Module available in Onapsis X1: Yes
- - BizRisk Illustration Module available in Onapsis X1: Yes
- - Original Advisory:
4. Affected Components Description
SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse is a platform that provides business
intelligence, analytical, reporting and data warehousing capabilities.
It is often used by companies who run their business on SAP's
operational systems. BW is part of the SAP NetWeaver platform.
5. Vulnerability Details
The RFC function 'RSDU_CCMS_GET_PROFILE_PARAM' does not perform any
authorization check prior to retrieving the profile parameter value.
SAP has released SAP Note 1967780 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
2014-01-20: Onapsis provides vulnerability information to SAP AG.
2014-01-21: SAP confirms having the information of vulnerability.
2014-06-10: SAP releases security patches.
2014-10-08: Onapsis notifies availability of security advisory.
About Onapsis Research Labs
Onapsis Research Labs provides the industry analysis of key security
issues that impact business-critical systems and applications.
Delivering frequent and timely security and compliance advisories with
associated risk levels, Onapsis Research Labs combine in-depth knowledge
and experience to deliver technical and business-context with sound
security judgment to the broader information security community.
About Onapsis, Inc.
Onapsis gives organizations the adaptive advantage to succeed in
securing business-critical applications by combining technology,
research and analytics. Onapsis enables every security and compliance
team an adaptive approach to focus on the factors that matter most to
their business ? critical applications that house vital data and run
Onapsis provides technology solutions including Onapsis X1, the de-facto
SAP security auditing tool which delivers enterprise vulnerability,
compliance, detection and response capabilities with analytics.
The Onapsis Research Labs provide subject matter expertise that combines
in-depth knowledge and experience to deliver technical and
business-context with sound security judgment. This enables
organizations to efficiently uncover security and compliance gaps and
prioritize the resolution within applications running on SAP platforms.
Onapsis delivers tangible business results including decreased business
risk, highlighted compliance gaps, lower operational security costs and
demonstrable value on investment.
For further information about our solutions, please contact us at
info (at) onapsis (dot) com [email concealed] and visit our website at www.onapsis.com.
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