A note with CVSS 9.9 for component SV-SMG-SDD was released by SAP on 12.05.2020. The correction/advisory 2835979 was described with "[CVE-2020-6262] Code Injection vulnerability in Service Data Download" and affects the system type ABAP.
A workaround does not exist, according to SAP Security Advisory team. It is advisable to implement the correction as monthly patch process.
The vulnerability addressed is code injection within ABAP.
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 specificationService Data Download in SAP SAP Solution Manager Plugin allows an attacker to inject code that can be executed by the application. An attacker could thereby control the behavior of the application and the whole ABAP system leading to Code Injection.
The input is now properly sanitized to avoid code injection into RFC function modules.
The advisory 2835979 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
- ST-PI 2008_1_46C
- ST-PI 2008_1_620
- ST-PI 2008_1_640
- ST-PI 2008_1_700
- ST-PI 2008_1_710
- ST-PI 740
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