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CVE-2017-16683 Denial of service (DOS) in SAP BusinessObjects Platform, SAP security note 2531656

Description

SAP BusinessObjects Platform allows an attacker to prevent legitimate users from accessing a service. A specially crafted request can make the Central Management Server crash. It will prevent legitimate users from accessing the system.

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: 6.5 / 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

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
  • ENTERPRISE | 430 | 430
  • SBOP BI PLATFORM SERVERS 4.1 | SP008 | 000012
  • SBOP BI PLATFORM SERVERS 4.1 | SP009 | 000008
  • SBOP BI PLATFORM SERVERS 4.1 | SP010 | 000002
  • SBOP BI PLATFORM SERVERS 4.1 | SP011 | 000000
  • SBOP BI PLATFORM SERVERS 4.2 | SP003 | 000011
  • SBOP BI PLATFORM SERVERS 4.2 | SP004 | 000004
  • SBOP BI PLATFORM SERVERS 4.2 | SP005 | 000000
  • SBOP BI PLATFORM SERVERS 4.3 | SP000 | 000000

Affected component

    BI-BIP-SRV
    CMS / Auditing issues (excl. 3rd Party Authentication)

CVSS

Score: 0

Exploit

Exploit is not available.
For detailed information please contact the mail [email protected]

URL

https://launchpad.support.sap.com/#/notes/2531656

TAGS

#&65279-DoS
#DDoS
#Distributed-Denial-of-Service
#Uncontrolled-Resource-consumption
#Resource-Exhaustion
#&160-CVE-2017-16683