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Arpine Maghakyan

Arpine Maghakyan

Security Researcher of RedRays.

CVE-2018-2473 Denial of service (DOS) in Web Intelligence Richclient 3 Tiers Mode, SAP security note 2657670

Description

SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform Server when using Web Intelligence Richclient 3 tiers mode gateway allows an attacker to prevent legitimate users from accessing a service, either by crashing or flooding the service.

Some well-known impacts of Denial of Service vulnerability are –

  • long response delays and service interruptions, thus degrading the service quality experienced by legitimate users
  • direct impact on availability

CVSS Information

CVSS v3 Base Score: 7.7 / 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)

Changed (C)

C : Impact to Confidentiality

None (N)

I : Impact to Integrity

None (N)

A : Impact to Availability

High (H)

SAP provides this CVSS v3 base score as an estimate of the risk posed by the issue reported in this note. 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 https://support.sap.com/securitynotes.

Available fix and Supported packages

  • ENTERPRISE | 410 | 410
  • ENTERPRISE | 420 | 420
  • SBOP BI PLATFORM SERVERS 4.1 | SP010 | 000010
  • SBOP BI PLATFORM SERVERS 4.1 | SP011 | 000300
  • SBOP BI PLATFORM SERVERS 4.1 | SP012 | 000000
  • SBOP BI PLATFORM SERVERS 4.2 | SP004 | 000011
  • SBOP BI PLATFORM SERVERS 4.2 | SP005 | 000500
  • SBOP BI PLATFORM SERVERS 4.2 | SP006 | 000100
  • SBOP BI PLATFORM SERVERS 4.2 | SP007 | 000000

Affected component

    BI-RA-WBI-BE
    Back End/Server

CVSS

Score: 0

Exploit

Detailed vulnerability information added to RedRays Security Platform. Contact [email protected] for details.

URL

https://launchpad.support.sap.com/#/notes/2657670

TAGS

#&65279-DoS
#DDoS
#Distributed-Denial-of-Service
#Uncontrolled-Resource-consumption
#Resource-Exhaustion
#&160-CVE-2018-2473

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