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Directory Traversal vulnerability in SAP BusinessObjects Platform, SAP security note 2288991


SAP BusinessObjects systems allow an attacker to exploit insufficient validation of path information provided by users, thus allowing modification of files provided as part of the SAP BusinessObjects install.

Some well-known impacts of Directory Traversal vulnerability are –

  • attacker could read content of arbitrary files on the remote server and expose sensitive data
  • attacker could overwrite, delete, or corrupt arbitrary files on the remote server 

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

None (N)

I : Impact to Integrity

Low (L)

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 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

Available fix and Supported packages

  • ENTERPRISE | XI 3.1 | XI 3.1
  • ENTERPRISE | 4.0 | 4.0
  • ENTERPRISE | 410 | 410
  • ENTERPRISE | 420 | 420
  • SBOP BI PLATFORM SERVERS 4.0 | SP012 | 000003
  • SBOP BI PLATFORM SERVERS 4.1 | SP005 | 000014
  • SBOP BI PLATFORM SERVERS 4.1 | SP006 | 000009
  • SBOP BI PLATFORM SERVERS 4.1 | SP007 | 000005
  • SBOP BI PLATFORM SERVERS 4.1 | SP008 | 000000
  • SBOP BI PLATFORM SERVERS 4.2 | SP002 | 000002
  • SBOP BI PLATFORM SERVERS 4.2 | SP003 | 000000

Affected component

    BI Servers, security, Crystal Reports in Launchpad


Score: 0


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