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vulnerabilities reported by external researchers and their customers every second Tuesday of the month.
SAP Note 3283438
was released on
14.03.2023 and deals with
"[CVE-2023-25617] OS Command Execution vulnerability in SAP Business Objects Business Intelligence Platform (Adaptive Job Server)" within BI/BO platform.
We advice you to follow the instructions, to resolve
os command injection
hot news potential for exploitation
in component BI-BIP-SRV.
According to SAP Security Advisory team a workaround exists. It is advisable to implement the correction as part of maintenance.
Risk specificationSAP Business Objects Business Intelligence Platform (Adaptive Job Server) allows an authenticated attacker to execute arbitrary commands over the network resulting in a complete compromise of the application.
The application now properly encodes parameters to prevent this type of attack. Alternativly, the consulting team has proposed the following: "In the Central Management Console, in Application / Central Management Console / Program Object Rights, uncheck “Run scripts/binaries” and “Run Java programs”.Or, disable the service rexecd, if it is enabled.". The suggestion may be considered, as a workaround or compensating mitigation. We recommend installing/applying the correction wherever possible and as soon as possible. Base your decision on whether or not to apply the patch on your companies and systems risk perspective and consider the provided CVSS 9.0 score.
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
- ENTERPRISE 420 74
- ENTERPRISE 430 60
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