[DSECRG-09-016] SAP SAPDB Multiple XSS

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2009-04-01T00:00:00


Digital Security Research Group [DSecRG] Advisory #DSECRG-09-016 !!! original advisory !!! http://dsecrg.com/pages/vul/DSECRG-09-016.html

Application: SAPDB Versions Affected: Last Vendor URL: http://SAP.com Bugs: XSS Exploits: YES Reported: 20.11.2008 Vendor response: 20.11.2008 Date of Public Advisory: 31.03.2009 CVE-number: Author: Digital Security Research Group [DSecRG] (research [at] dsec [dot] ru)


SAP MaxDB Web Database engine which listens port 9999 has Linked XSS security vulnerability


Linked XSS vulnerability found in script "webdbm".

vulnerable parameters are:

Server Database User

Attacker can inject XSS in this parameters and steal administrators cookie. Alternatively he can make a fake login page by injecting a script than can change login page and send passwords to attacker when

user try to log on.


http://[server]:9999/webdbm?Event=DBM_LOGON&Action=VIEW&Server=&Database=[XSS] http://[server]:9999/webdbm?Event=DBM_LOGON&Action=VIEW&Server=&User=[XSS] http://[server]:9999/webdbm?Event=DBM_LOGON&Action=VIEW&Server=&Database=&User=&Password=[XSS]


The responsible development unit said that webdbm is outdated and that customers should deinstall it and use the "Database Studio" instead. See SAP note 1281820.


SAP note 1281820.


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