A note with CVSS 6.5 for component BC-SYB-ASE was released by SAP on 12.05.2020. The correction/advisory 2920548 was described with "[CVE-2020-6259] Missing authorization check in SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise" and affects the system type SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) .
A workaround does not exist, according to SAP Security Advisory team. It is advisable to implement the correction as part of maintenance.
The vulnerability addressed is missing authorization check within SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) .
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 specificationSAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) allows an attacker to access sensitive and confidential information which would otherwise be restricted.
SAP ASE server has been extended with authorization checks
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