#VU58014 Improper Authorization in ABAP Platform

Published: 2021-11-09

Vulnerability identifier: #VU58014

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 8.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-40501


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
ABAP Platform
Server applications / Application servers

Vendor: SAP


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the affected system.

The vulnerability exists due to missing authorization checks within the SAP ABAP Platform Kernel. A remote non-authenticated attacker can send a specially crafted request to the application and execute arbitrary code on the system.

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Vulnerable software versions

ABAP Platform: 7.77 - 7.86

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

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