[DSECRG-11-002] (Internal DSECRG-00143) SAP Crystal Report Server 2008 scriptinghelpers.dll ActiveX component - Insecure methods
The component contains insecure methods by which you can overwrite any file in the OS, run the executable file, kill process, delete the file.
Application: SAP Crystal Report Server 2008 Versions Affected: SAP Crystal Report Server 2008 Vendor URL: http://sap.com Bugs: insecure methods Exploits: YES Reported: 09.03.2010 Vendor response: 10.03.2010 Date of SAPNOTE Published: 8.10.2010 Date of Public Advisory: 14.01.2011 Authors: Dmitry Chastuhin Digital Security Research Group [DSecRG] (research [at] dsecrg [dot] com)
SAP Crystal Report Server 2008 contains a variety of features with which users can manage and share interactive reports and dashboards, as well as provide access to them via the Internet.
Insecure practices found in the library scriptinghelpers.dll. An attacker could construct a html-page containing a call Insecure functions.
1 Insecure method CreateTextFile. Perhaps as the creation and overwrite existing files. Sample
2 Insecure method LaunchProgram. Possible to run an executable file.
3 Insecure Method DeleteFile. Possible removal of any file in the OS.
4 Insecure method Kill. Perhaps the completion of any process, if we know the pid
http://dsecrg.com/pages/vul/show.php?id=302 http://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/index?rid=/webcontent/uuid/c05604f6-4eb3-2d10-eea7-ceb666083a6a https://service.sap.com/sap/support/notes/1458309
Solution to this issue is given in the 1458309 security note.
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