A note with CVSS 8.3 for component CEC-COM-CPS-WEB was released by SAP on 09.11.2021. The correction/advisory 3110328 was described with "[CVE-2021-40502] Missing Authorization check in SAP Commerce" and affects the system type SAP Commerce.
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 Commerce.
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 Commerce does not perform necessary authorization checks for an authenticated user, resulting in escalation of privileges enabling the user to access and edit data from b2b units they do not belong to.
SAP Commerce is now updated so that a 'SearchRestriction' code conflict between 2 different modules has been resolved and new search restrictions are added.
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