[Onapsis Security Advisory 2014-027] SAP HANA Multiple Reflected Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities

2014-10-14T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:31153
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2014-10-14T00:00:00

Description

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Onapsis Security Advisory 2014-027: SAP HANA Multiple Reflected Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities

1. Impact on Business

By exploiting this vulnerability a remote unauthenticated attacker would be able to attack other users of the system.

Risk Level: Medium

2. Advisory Information

    • Public Release Date: 2014-10-08
    • Subscriber Notification Date: 2014-10-08
    • Last Revised: 2014-09-17
    • Security Advisory ID: ONAPSIS-2014-027
    • Onapsis SVS ID: ONAPSIS-00122, ONAPSIS-00125
    • Researcher: Will Vandevanter
    • Initial Base CVSS v2: 4.3 (AV:N/AC:M/AU:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

3. Vulnerability Information

    • Vendor: SAP
    • Affected Components:
  • HANA Developer Edition ? Release 70 (tested on 1.00.70.00.386119) (Check SAP Note 2009696 for detailed information on affected releases)

    • Vulnerability Class: Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation - Cross-site Scripting (CWE-79)
    • Remotely Exploitable: Yes
    • Locally Exploitable: No
    • Authentication Required: No
    • Detection Module available in Onapsis X1: Yes
    • BizRisk Illustration Module available in Onapsis X1: Yes
    • Original Advisory: http://www.onapsis.com/resources/get.php?resid=adv_onapsis-2014-027

4. Affected Components Description

SAP HANA is a platform for real-time business. It combines database, data processing, and application platform capabilities in-memory. The platform provides libraries for predictive, planning, text processing, spatial, and business analytics.

5. Vulnerability Details

The SAP HANA Developer Edition contains multiple reflected Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities (XSS) in the democontent area, specifically on the pages:

/sap/hana/democontent/epm/admin/DataGen.xsjs /sap/hana/democontent/epm/services/multiply.xsjs

A reflected cross-site scripting attack can be used to non-permanently deface or modify displayed content from a Web site. Reflected cross-site scripting can be used to steal another user's authentication information, such as data relating to their current session. An attacker who gains access to this data may use it to impersonate the user and access all information with the same rights as the target user. If an administrator is impersonated, the security of he application may be fully compromised.

6. Solution

SAP has released SAP Note 2009696 which provide patched versions of the affected components.

The patches can be downloaded from https://service.sap.com/sap/support/notes/2009696.

Onapsis strongly recommends SAP customers to download the related security fixes and apply them to the affected components in order to reduce business risks.

7. Report Timeline

2014-03-05: Onapsis provides vulnerability information to SAP AG. 2014-03-06: SAP confirms having the information of vulnerability. 2014-05-13: SAP releases security patches. 2014-10-08: Onapsis notifies availability of security advisory.

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