Hot Note
Affected system
Java
CVSS
9.8
Component
SV-SMG-DIA-SRV-AGT
Patch Day
2020-03
Released on
2020/03/10
SAP Note
2845377
Workaround
No
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Advisory

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 2845377 was released on 10.03.2020 and deals with "[CVE-2020-6198] Missing Authentication check in SAP Solution Manager (Diagnostics Agent)" within Java. We advice you to follow the instructions, to resolve missing authentication check with a hot news potential for exploitation in component SV-SMG-DIA-SRV-AGT.

According to SAP Security Advisory team a workaround does not exist. It is advisable to implement the correction as part of maintenance.

Risk specification

SAP Diagnostics Agent allows unencrypted connections from unauthenticated sources. This allows an attacker to control all remote functions on the Agent.

Solution

Update to the latest LM-Service version. The insecure server port will be closed removing the ability to establish a connection.

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.

The advisory is valid for

 

 

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