High Severity
Affected system
BI/BO platform
CVSS
8.2
Component
BI-BIP-CMC
Patch Day
2022-04
Released on
2022/04/12
SAP Note
3130497
Workaround
Yes
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Advisory

A note with CVSS 8.2 for component BI-BIP-CMC was released by SAP on 12.04.2022. The correction/advisory 3130497 was described with "[CVE-2022-27671] CSRF token visible in one of the URL in SAP Business Intelligence Platform." and affects the system type BI/BO platform.

A workaround exists, according to SAP Security Advisory team. It is advisable to implement the correction as part of maintenance.

The vulnerability addressed is cross-site request forgery (xsrf) within BI/BO platform.

Risk specification

SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform CMC module does not sufficiently handle the CRSF token resulting in information disclosure vulnerability.

Solution

The affected component now handles the XSRF token properly.  Although an alternative solution exists, it is advisable to apply the correction! This is the workaround, which was suggested by the SAP security experts: "Cross-site scripting/request forgery filter engine on IDS/IPS/firewall systems. ".

Affected System

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence suite is an analytics platform allowing SAP customers to make better decisions based on their business data. SAP BI is a module meant for producing business insights and expands its power in combination with HANA DB and also exists as BW/4 HANA. Due to processing sensitive business data, the Data security is of utmost importance.

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