A note with CVSS 6.5 for component IS-A was released by SAP on 25.08.2020. The correction/advisory 2924859 was described with "Missing Authorization check in Discrete Industries and Mill Products" 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 missing authorization check 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 specificationDiscrete Industries and Mill Products (IS-ADEC-MEB) do not perform necessary authorization checks for an authenticated user, resulting in escalation of privileges.
Implement the patch to introduce an authorization check, which is missing in the referred version. The affected functions have now been enforced to properly check access restrictions.
The advisory 2924859 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
- EA-APPL 600 5
- EA-APPL 602 5
- EA-APPL 603 5
- EA-APPL 604 5
- EA-APPL 605 5
- EA-APPL 606 5
- EA-APPL 616 5
- EA-APPL 617 5
- SAP_APPL 618 10
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- 8.5 [CVE-2020-26837] Multiple Vulnerabilities in SAP Solution Manager 7.2 (User Experience Monitoring)
- 8.1 [CVE-2020-6279] Missing Authorization Check in SAP SuccessFactors Recruiting
- 7.6 [CVE-2020-26832] Missing Authorization check in SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP and SAP S4 HANA (SAP Landscape Transformation)