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SAP Security Patch Day – October 2021

SAP security Patch day

Like every second Tuesday of the month, it’s again SAP Patch day! Today, 12th October 2021, SAP again released security patches for its vast product portfolio. This month the SAP security experts fixed 13 issues and 1 previously released patch received an update.

Highlights

SecurityBridge CTO, Ivan Mans identified and reported a vulnerability existing in the SAP software deployment system for which SAP today published Hot News correction 3097887, rated CVSS 9.1 [CVE-2021-38178]. The vulnerability exists in all SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP and ABAP Platform Versions starting from 700 up to 756.

Furthermore, the month of October introduced 2 more Hot News corrections and 1 with Priority High. Note 2622660 (CVSS 10.0) has been used to provide yet another security update for the Google Chromium engine used in the SAP Business Client.
With Note 3101406 a potential XML external Entity Injection Vulnerability in SAP Environmental Compliance Version 3.0 was fixed.

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Summary by Severity

The October release contains a total of 14 patches for the following severities:

SeverityNumber
Hot News
3
High
1
Medium
10
NoteDescriptionSeverityCVSS
2622660Update to Security Note released on April 2018 Patch Day:Security updates for the browser control Google Chromium delivered with SAP Business ClientProduct – SAP Business Client, Version – 6.5
HotNews
10
3101406Potential XML External Entity Injection Vulnerability in SAP Environmental ComplianceRelated CVEs - CVE-2020-10683, CVE-2021-23926
Product - SAP Environmental Compliance, Version - 3.0
HotNews
9.8
3097887[CVE-2021-38178] Improper Authorization in SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP and ABAP Platform
Product - SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP and ABAP Platform, Versions - 700, 701, 702, 710, 730, 731, 740, 750, 751, 752, 753, 754, 755, 756  
HotNews
9.1
3077635[CVE-2021-40498] Denial of service (DOS) in the SAP SuccessFactors Mobile Application for Android devices
Product - SAP SuccessFactors Mobile Application (for Android devices), Versions - <2108 < /td>
High
7.8
3074693[CVE-2021-40500] Missing XML Validation in SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform (Crystal Reports)
Product - SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform (Crystal Reports), Versions - 420, 430
Medium
6.9
3074819[CVE-2021-38179] Information Disclosure in SAP Business One
Product - SAP Business One, Version - 10.0
Medium
6.7
3079427[CVE-2021-38180] CSV Injection in SAP Business One
Product - SAP Business One, Version - 10.0
Medium
6.5
3080710[CVE-2021-38181] Denial of service (DOS) in SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP and ABAP Platform
Product - SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP and ABAP Platform, Versions - 700, 701, 702, 730, 731, 740, 750, 751, 752, 753, 754, 755, 756 
Medium
6.5
3100882[CVE-2021-40499] Code Injection vulnerability for SAP NetWeaver Application Server for ABAP (SAP Cloud Print Manager and SAPSprint)
Product - SAP NetWeaver Application Server for ABAP (SAP Cloud Print Manager and SAPSprint), Versions - 7.70, 7.70 PI, 7.70BYD 
Medium
6.4
3055347Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in SAPUI5Related CVE - CVE-2020-11023
Product - SAPUI5, Versions - 750, 753, 754
Medium
6.1
3084937[CVE-2021-38183] Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in cms Service of SAP NetWeaver
Product - SAP NetWeaver, Versions - 700, 701, 702, 730 
Medium
5.4
3099011[CVE-2021-40495] Denial of Service (DOS) in SAP NetWeaver Application Server for ABAP and ABAP Platform
Product - SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP and ABAP Platform, Versions - 740, 750, 751, 752, 753, 754, 755 
Medium
5.3
3098917[CVE-2021-40497] Information Disclosure in SAP BusinessObjects Analysis (edition for OLAP)
Product - SAP BusinessObjects Analysis, (edition for OLAP), Versions - 420, 430
Medium
4.3
3087254[CVE-2021-40496] Improper Access Control in SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP and ABAP Platform
Product - SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP and ABAP Platform, Versions - 700, 701, 702, 730, 731, 740, 750, 751, 752, 753, 754, 755, 756, 785 
Medium
4.3

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