Medium Severity
Affected system
ABAP Java HANA platform
CVSS
4.9
Component
BC-CST-STS
Patch Day
2022-06
Released on
2022/06/14
SAP Note
3158619
Workaround
No
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Advisory

On 14.06.2022 a security relevant correction has been released by SAP SE. The manufacturer resolves an issue within ABAP Java HANA platform.

SAP Note 3158619 addresses "[CVE-2022-29614] Privilege Escalation in SAP startservice of SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP, AS Java, ABAP Platform and HANA Database" to prevent os command injection with a medium risk for exploitation.

A workaround does not exist, according to SAP Security Advisory team. It is advisable to implement the correction as part of maintenance, the team suggests.

Risk specification

SAP startservice - of SAP NetWeaver Application Server ABAP, Application Server Java, ABAP Platform and HANA Database - on Unix systems, s-bit helper program sapuxuserchk, can be abused physically resulting in a privilege escalation of a highly privileged attacker leading to low impact on confidentiality and integrity, but a profound impact on availability.

Solution

The vulnerability has been fixed by appropriate handling of the s-bit of sapuxuserchk.

 

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