Low Severity
Affected system
Java

CVSS
3.9

Component
SV-SMG-DIA-SRV-AGT
Patchday
2020-08
Released on
2018/06/15
SAP Note
2593479
Workaround exist
No
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Advisory

The advisory for Java adresses a "Checking server certificates and host name of managed systems". SAP Note 2593479 was released on 15.06.2018 and should be implemented during project. The implementation demands a downtime. Component SV-SMG-DIA-SRV-AGT has a low risk of exploitation, according to the manufacturers security and response team.

Following the SAP Security Advisory team, a workaround does not exist.

Risk specification

This note has been re-released with updated ‘Reason and Prerequisites’ information. The managed system server certificate is not checked by default when a Solution Manager Diagnostics Agent connects to a managed system.

Solution

This note describes how to set up an HTTPS or SSL connection between Diagnostic Agents and its managed systems so that the corresponding server certificate will be checked.

Affected System

SAP Netweaver Application Server Java is part of the SAP NetWeaver Application Platform. It provides the complete infrastructure for deploying and running Java applications.

 

Disclaimer

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There is no disclosure of zero-day vulnerabilities. In such case, the platform only provides details on which version or signature updates are available within the SecurityBridge platform in order to monitor or measure the vulnerability

In accordance with SAP guidelines, ABEX only discloses issues where the fixing security note has been released at least three months ago. The vulnerability platform makes no references to available exploits or Proof of Concepts (PoC). Advisories and vulnerabilities will always mention the fixing security note or hints to the corresponding SAP documentation.

 

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