A note with CVSS 6.8 for component BI-BIP-ADM was released by SAP on 12.04.2022. The correction/advisory 3137191 was described with "[CVE-2022-22541] Information Disclosure vulnerability in SAP BusinessObjects Platform" and affects the system type BI/BO platform.
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 information disclosure within BI/BO platform.
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 specificationThis note has been re-released to clear section “Support Packages & Patches”. SAP BusinessObjects Platform allow authenticated attacker to access information they should not see through relational or OLAP connections.
The systems behavior has been enhanced not to disclose sensitive data due to proper configuration.
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.
The advisory is valid for
- 9.0 [CVE-2020-6252] Information Disclosure in SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (Cockpit)
- 8.9 Information Disclosure in Central Order
- 8.6 [CVE-2020-6264] Information Disclosure in SAP Commerce
- 8.3 [CVE-2021-21482] Information Disclosure in SAP NetWeaver Master Data Management
- 8.2 [CVE-2021-21483] Information Disclosure in SAP Solution Manager