Medium Severity
Affected system
SAP Enable Now

CVSS
5.4

Component
KM-WPB-MGR
Patchday
2020-03
Released on
2020/03/10
SAP Note
2880664
Workaround exist
No
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Advisory

The advisory for SAP Enable Now adresses a "[CVE-2020-6178] Insufficient session expiration in SAP Enable Now Manager". SAP Note 2880664 was released on 10.03.2020 and should be implemented during part of maintenance. The implementation demands a downtime. Component KM-WPB-MGR has a medium risk of exploitation, according to the manufacturers security and response team.

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

Risk specification

SAP Enable Now sends the Session ID cookie value in the URL, exposing confidential data to log files and the browser history.

Solution

The Session ID will no longer be transmitted in the URL to prevent this type of attack.

Affected System

SAP Enable Now provides the knowledge your employees need to succeed exactly where and when it’s needed. The product exists for on-premise and cloud applications. A security guide is provided for each facet of the SAP Enable Now product.

The advisory is valid for

 

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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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