SAP just released another set of security patches for its products to address a total of 19 vulnerabilities, most common vulnerability type is XSS.
On Tuesday, SAP released a set of security patches to address a total of 19 software vulnerabilities, most of them are rated medium. The most common vulnerability type is cross site scripting (XSS).
Among the most critical vulnerabilities fixed by SAP, there is an SQL injection in SAP CRM WebClient User Interface (SAP Security Note 2450979) that could be exploited by a remote attacker to steal sensitive data (customer datasets, pricing, sales, and prospective bids) by sending a special request.
The situation is serious, the exploitation of the flaw could have a dramatic impact on the victims.
“Cross-Site Scripting remains the most widespread security loophole in SAP Applications with 20% of the released Notes addressing this type of issues,” read the analysis published by the company ERPScan.
“Vulnerabilities in SAP Customer Relationship Management module deserves attention. The number of SAP Security Notes for this module totals 393. This month, 3 Notes belong to this area, including an SQL Injection which allows stealing sensitive customer data.”
The most severe flaws fixed by SAP are:
a Directory Traversal vulnerability (CVSS Base Score: 7.7) in SAP NetWeaver AS Java Web Container.
a Code Injection vulnerability (CVSS Base Score: 7.4) in Visual Composer 04s iviews.
a Cross-Site AJAX Requests vulnerability (CVSS Base Score: 7.3) in SAP BusinessObjects (in a third-party Java library used by the application).
“SAP Product Security Response Team collaborates frequently with research companies like ERPScan to ensure a responsible disclosure of vulnerabilities. All vulnerabilities in question have been fixed, and security patches are available for download on the SAP Support Portal. We strongly advise our customers to secure their SAP landscape by applying the available security patches immediately.”
Pierluigi Paganini is member of the ENISA (European Union Agency for Network and Information Security) Threat Landscape Stakeholder Group and Cyber G7 Group, he is also a Security Evangelist, Security Analyst and Freelance Writer.
Editor-in-Chief at "Cyber Defense Magazine", Pierluigi is a cyber security expert with over 20 years experience in the field, he is Certified Ethical Hacker at EC Council in London. The passion for writing and a strong belief that security is founded on sharing and awareness led Pierluigi to find the security blog "Security Affairs" recently named a Top National Security Resource for US.
Pierluigi is a member of the "The Hacker News" team and he is a writer for some major publications in the field such as Cyber War Zone, ICTTF, Infosec Island, Infosec Institute, The Hacker News Magazine and for many other Security magazines.
Author of the Books "The Deep Dark Web" and “Digital Virtual Currency and Bitcoin”.