SAP takes the security of its vast product portfolio very seriously and thus releases security fixes for
vulnerabilities reported by external researchers and their customers every second Tuesday of the month.
SAP Note 2486446
was released on
14.07.2020 and deals with
"Missing Authorization check in Pricat Inbound and Pricat Outbound" within ABAP.
We advice you to follow the instructions, to resolve
missing authorization check
medium potential for exploitation
in component IS-R-BD-PCT-IN.
According to SAP Security Advisory team a workaround does not exist. It is advisable to implement the correction as monthly patch process .
Missing authority checks are still the most common security defect related to authorizations in custom code. Since SAP uses an explicit authorization model, an authority checks must be coded in order to be executed. If an explicit check is not coded, all users have access. This type of vulnerability not only exists in SAP standard it also exists in customer coding. Check your custom developments for vulnerabilities that pose a risk to your systems. SecurityBridge helps detect code vulnerabilities before they are implemented in production.
Risk specificationPricat Inbound and Pricat Outbound does not perform necessary authorization checks for an authenticated user, resulting in escalation of privileges.
Pricat Inbound and Pricat Outbound have been extended to properly enforce the authorization checks.
The advisory 2486446 describes a problem within an ABAP based systems of a specific version. Affected versions are described below. ABAP software is deployed in various software components and is widely used within the SAP product portfolio.
SAP NetWeaver Application Server (formally known as SAP Web Application Server) is a building block of SAP NetWeaver. It is the foundation for most software products developed by SAP SE. SAP NetWeaver systems exist with Java and/or ABAP stacks. The advisory could be relevant for single and dual-stack ABAP installations.
The advisory is valid for
- EA-RETAIL 600
- EA-RETAIL 602
- EA-RETAIL 603
- EA-RETAIL 604
- EA-RETAIL 605
- EA-RETAIL 606
- EA-RETAIL 616
- EA-RETAIL 617
- EA-RETAIL 618
- EA-RETAIL 619
- S4CORE 100 15
- S4CORE 101 23
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- 8.5 [CVE-2020-26837] Multiple Vulnerabilities in SAP Solution Manager 7.2 (User Experience Monitoring)
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