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 2915585
was released on
12.05.2020 and deals with
"[CVE-2020-6243] Code Injection in SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (XP Server on Windows Platform)" within SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) .
We advice you to follow the instructions, to resolve
high potential for exploitation
in component BC-SYB-ASE.
According to SAP Security Advisory team a workaround does not exist. It is advisable to implement the correction as part of maintenance.
Risk specificationSAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (XP Server on Windows Platform) does not perform the necessary checks for an authenticated user while executing the extended stored procedure.
This issue is fixed by placing validation checks at appropriate place while executing extended stored procedure.
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