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Arpine Maghakyan

Arpine Maghakyan

Security Researcher of RedRays.

Information Disclosure in LVM 2.1 and LaMa 3.0, SAP security note 2531241


UPDATE 14th November 2017: This note has been re-released with updated CVSS Information and Priority.

Under certain conditions LVM 2.1 and LaMa 3.0 allows an attacker with LaMa J2EE Database administrator rights to read passwords or confidential management information of managed systems. The information disclosed are:

  1. Secure parameters transferred to Custom Hooks for HANA Live Cylce Management Operations starting with the prefix hdblcm*,
  2. Secure parameters transferred to Custom Hooks for Software Provisioning Manager Operations starting with the prefix SAPINST_*.

This may give an attacker the chance to connect to instances installed/modified by HANA Live Cylce Manager and/or Software Provisioning Manager since administrative passwords are part of the secure parameters.

The information is stored without encryption in the LVM/LaMa database.

Note: Check Reasons and Prerequisites to see if the impact is relevant to your Lama Usage Scenario.

CVSS Information

CVSS v3 Base Score: 9.1 / 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)

High (H)

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

High (H)

I : Impact to Integrity

High (H)

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

Available fix and Supported packages

  • VCM | 2.10 | 2.10
  • VCM | 3.00 | 3.00
  • VCM LVM 2.1 | SP010 | 000001
  • VCM LVM 3.0 | SP004 | 000001
  • VCM LVM ENTERPRISE 3.0 | SP004 | 000001

Affected component

    Landscape Virtualization Management


Score: 0


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




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