SAP Security Notes, October 2023

Hot news note 3340576 patches a critical missing authorization check in the SAP Common Cryptographic Library (CommonCryptoLib) that could enable attackers to escalate privileges. CommonCryptoLib is installed in multiple SAP products including SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP, SAP NetWeaver AS Java and ABAP Platform of S/4HANA on-premise, as well as SAP HANA Database, SAP Web Dispatcher, and SAP Host Agent. The installation of CommonCryptoLib 8.5.50 or higher in impacted products is recommended to address the vulnerability. This can be performed by upgrading the relevant software components to the recommended versions detailed in the note.

Note 3333426 was updated for a Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF) in the GRMG Heartbeat application of SAP NetWeaver AS Java. The vulnerability could lead to information disclosure that could be used to perform further attacks against AS Java. The update impacts support packs 25 and 26 for the software component LM-CORE.

Notes 3324732 and 3371873 address a log injection vulnerability in the Log Viewer of AS Java. The support package patches specified in the note implement encoding and validation for user input to address the vulnerability in the impacted components.

Notes 3372991 and 3357154 patch Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) and missing XML validation vulnerabilities in SAP BusinessObjects and SAP PowerDesigner Client, respectively.

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