Medium Severity
Affected system
BI/BO platform
CVSS
5.4
Component
BI-BIP-VD
Patch Day
2022-07
Released on
2022/07/12
SAP Note
3203079
Workaround
No
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Advisory

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SAP Note 3203079 was released on 12.07.2022 and deals with "[CVE-2022-32246] SQL Injection vulnerability in SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform (Visual Difference Application)" within BI/BO platform. We advice you to follow the instructions, to resolve sql injection with a medium potential for exploitation in component BI-BIP-VD.

According to SAP Security Advisory team a workaround does not exist. It is advisable to implement the correction as part of maintenance.

Risk specification

SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform Visual Difference Application allows an authenticated attacker to retrieve data from the database by modifying database commands send to the database.

Solution

The code has been updated and now screens the user input for proper data submission and removes dangerous SQL statements.

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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