SAP Security Notes, November 2018

Hot News Note 2622660 includes critical security updates for web browser controls delivered with SAP Business Client. The Client provides a unified environment for SAP applications including Fiori, SAP GUI, and Web Dynpro.  It supports browser controls from Internet Explorer (IE) and Chrome for displaying HTML content. Security corrections for the WebBrowser control of the .NET framework in IE are delivered directly by Microsoft. Unlike IE, the browser control for Chrome is embedded in SAP Business Client using the open source Chromium Embedded Framework (CEF). Security fixes are provided by the Chromium project and delivered by SAP through periodic Security Notes.  Note 2622660 was updated for multiple high-risk vulnerabilities addressed by Chromium release 70.0.3538.

Note 2681280 patches a critical remote code execution vulnerability in SAP HANA Streaming Analytics (HSA). The vulnerability impacts the open source Java-based Spring Framework library used by HSA. The note carries a CVSS score of 9.9/10.

Note 2701410 deals with a high-risk directory traversal vulnerability that could be exploited by attackers to access, modify or corrupt files on hosts supporting SAP Disclosure Management.

Note 2693083 removes transaction ZPTTNO_TIME from the standard role SAP_PS_RM_PRO_RECMANAGER. The transaction could be abused to escalate privileges in CRM Records and Case Management.

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