Advisory

On 11.08.2020 a security relevant correction has been released by SAP SE. The manufacturer resolves an issue within SAP Data Hub.

SAP Note 2940823 addresses "[CVE-2020-6297] Information Disclosure in SAP Data Intelligence" to prevent information disclosure with a medium risk for exploitation.

A workaround does not exist, according to SAP Security Advisory team. It is advisable to implement the correction as part of maintenance, the team suggests.

Information disclosure is when an application fails to properly protect sensitive and confidential information from parties that are not supposed to have access to the subject matter in normal circumstances.
Carefully review every information disclosure vulnerablity in regards to disclosure obligations post-GDPR for ‘Personal data’ under the Data Protection Act 2018.

Risk specification

During upgrade or installation, SAP Data Intelligence allows an authenticated attacker who has access to a specific Kubernetes cluster to read highly sensitive data such as system password.

Solution

SAP Data intelligence no longer allows access to this sensitive configuration data.

The advisory is valid for

  • DH_FOUNDATION 3

 

Disclaimer

ABEX takes the security of SAP products very seriously. We very much encourage the responsible disclosure of security vulnerabilities. If you have detected a vulnerability in one of the SAP software products – either in the latest or in a former product version follow the guidelines and processes in accordance with the SAP portal page “Report a Security Vulnerability to SAP”.

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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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