Hot Note
Affected system
Solution Manager


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On 13.10.2020 a security relevant correction has been released by SAP SE. The manufacturer resolves an issue within Solution Manager.

SAP Note 2969828 addresses "[CVE-2020-6364] OS Command Injection Vulnerability in CA Introscope Enterprise Manager (Affected Products: SAP Solution Manager and SAP Focused Run)" to prevent program error with a hot news risk for exploitation.

A workaround does exist, according to SAP Security Advisory team. It is advisable to implement the correction as monthly patch process, the team suggests.

Risk specification

In release or lower an unauthenticated attacker can execute remote OS command injection within CA Interscope Enterprise Manager.


The manufacturer recommends upgrading vulnerable versions of CA Interscope Enterprise Manager. According to the suggestion provided within the SAP Note, there are two update procedures, depending on the base version which is in use.  And the good news are: a workaround exists, too! This was suggested by the SAP security experts: "Stop the Interscope Enterprise Manager service until an upgrade is possible."

The advisory is valid for



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