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CVE-2018-2461 Missing authorization check in SAP HCM Fiori app “People Profile”, SAP security note 2673959


The SAP HCM Fiori app “People Profile” does not perform the necessary authorization checks for an authenticated user which may result in an escalation of privileges.

 Some well-known impacts of the missing authorization check are:

  • Abuse functionality restricted to particular user groups
  • Read, modify or delete restricted data

CVSS Information

CVSS v3 Base Score: 4.3 / 10
CVSS v3 Base Vector:

AV: Attack Vector (Related exploit range)

Network (N)

AC: Attack Complexity (Required attack complexity)

Low (L)

PR: Privileges Required (Level of privileges needed to exploit)

Low (L)

UI: User Interaction (Required user participation)

None (N)

S: Scope (Change in scope due to impact caused to components beyond the vulnerable component)

Unchanged (U)

C: Impact to Confidentiality

Low (L)

I: Impact to Integrity

None (N)

A: Impact to Availability

None (N)

SAP provides this CVSS v3 Base Score as an estimate of the risk posed by the issue reported in this SAP Note. However, this estimate does not take into account your own system configuration or operational environment. It is not intended to replace any risk assessments you are advised to conduct when deciding on the applicability or priority of this SAP security note. For more information, see the FAQ section at

Available fix and Supported packages

  • GBX01HR | 600 | 600
  • GBX01HR 600 | SAPK-60011INGBX01HR |

Affected component

    People Profile


Score: 0


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