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CVE-2020-6245 Multiple Vulnerabilities in SAP Business Objects Business Intelligence Platform, SAP security note 2828558


This SAP Security Note addresses below vulnerabilities identified in SAP Business Objects Business Intelligence Platform. The vulnerability details along with their CVE relevant information can be found below.

File Injection:

SAP Business Objects Version Management allows an attacker to inject file/code that can be executed by the application. An attacker could thereby control the behavior of the application.

Some well-known impacts of Code Injection vulnerability are

  • Unauthorized execution of commands
  • Sensitive information disclosure
  • Denial of Service

Denial of Service(DoS) :

SAP BusinessObjects Platform allows an unauthenticated attacker to prevent legitimate users from accessing a service. Using a specially-crafted request, the attacker can crash or flood the Central Management Server, thereby impacting system availability.

  • CVE-2020-6247
  • CVSS: 5.9; CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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

Information Disclosure :

Under certain conditions or error scenarios, SAP Business Objects allows an attacker to access information which would otherwise be restricted. The attack is found in BILaunchPad/CMC module.

  • CVE-2020-6251
  • CVSS: 4.3; CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

Some well-known impacts of Information Disclosure are –

  • Loss of information and system configuration confidentiality
  • Information gathering for further exploits and attacks

Available fix and Supported packages

  • ENTERPRISE | 420 | 420
  • ENTERPRISE | 430 | 430
  • SBOP BI PLATFORM SERVERS 4.2 | SP007 | 001000
  • SBOP BI PLATFORM SERVERS 4.2 | SP008 | 000100
  • SBOP BI PLATFORM SERVERS 4.2 | SP009 | 000000
  • SBOP BI PLATFORM SERVERS 4.3 | SP000 | 000000

Affected component

    Lifecycle Management Console – Promotion mgmt, Version mgmt


Score: 6.5


Exploit is not available.
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