Hot Note
Affected system
SAP Business One
CVSS
9.8
Component
SBO-CRO-SEC
Patch Day
2022-01
Released on
2022/01/11
SAP Note
3131740
Workaround
Yes
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Advisory

A note with CVSS 9.8 for component SBO-CRO-SEC was released by SAP on 11.01.2022. The correction/advisory 3131740 was described with "[CVE-2021-44228] Remote Code Execution vulnerability associated with Apache Log4j 2 component used in SAP Business One" and affects the system type SAP Business One.

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

The vulnerability addressed is code injection within SAP Business One.

Risk specification

The component log4j allows an attacker to execute malicious code when he is in control of log messages or message parameters.

Solution

The applications dependencies were updated to a newer release that no longer contains these log4j vulnerabilities.  Although an alternative solution exists, it is advisable to apply the correction! This is the workaround, which was suggested by the SAP security experts: "You can apply the workaround procedure explained in KBA article 3131789.If possible, set the java parameter log4j2.formatMsgNoLookups=true".

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