Onapsis Security Advisory ONAPSIS-2016-001: SAP console insecure password storage 1. Impact on Business ===================== By exploiting this vulnerability, an attacker could obtain access to additional SAP systems, potentially compromising these systems as well as the information stored and processed by them. Risk Level: Medium 2. Advisory Information ======================= - Public Release Date: 09/22/2016 - Last Revised: 09/22/2016 - Security Advisory ID: ONAPSIS-2016-001 - Onapsis SVS ID: ONAPSIS-00152 - CVE: CVE-2016-3946 - Researcher: Nahuel D. Sánchez - Vendor Provided CVSS v2: 2.6 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) - Onapsis CVSS v3: 3.6 (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N) 3. Vulnerability Information ============================ - Vendor: SAP AG - Affected Components: Standalone SAP console 7.30 - Vulnerability Class: Cleartext Storage of Sensitive Information (CWE-312) - Remotely Exploitable: No - Locally Exploitable: Yes - Authentication Required: No - Original Advisory: https://www.onapsis.com/research/security-advisories/sap-console-insecure-password-storage 4. Affected Components Description ================================== SAPConsole is a component distributed by SAP, whose main responsibilities are connecting to, and exchanging information from within SAP systems. This information is usually in the form of descriptions of screen elements and their contents. This component is also responsible of managing the interaction between users and SAP screens. 5. Vulnerability Details ======================== When credentials to login to a remote SAP Server are configured in the Standalone SAP Console, these credentials are stored in the Windows registry in a clear text format. 6. Solution =========== Implement SAP Security Note 2121461. 7. Report Timeline ================== - 12/29/2014: Onapsis provides vulnerability information to SAP AG. - 01/02/2015: SAP AG confirms reception of vulnerability report. - 02/10/2015: SAP reported that the vulnerability is not a security issue. - 03/10/2015: SAP reported fix is In Process. - 04/14/2015: SAP reported fix is In Process. - 05/12/2015: SAP released SAP Security Note 2121461 fixing the vulnerability - 09/22/2016: Onapsis Releases Security Advisory. About Onapsis Research Labs =========================== Onapsis Research Labs provides the industry analysis of key security issues that impact business-critical systems and applications. Delivering frequent and timely security and compliance advisories with associated risk levels, Onapsis Research Labs combine in-depth knowledge and experience to deliver technical and business-context with sound security judgment to the broader information security community. About Onapsis, Inc. =================== Onapsis provides the most comprehensive solutions for securing SAP and Oracle enterprise applications. As the leading experts in SAP and Oracle cyber-security, Onapsis’ enables security and audit teams to have visibility, confidence and control of advanced threats, cyber-risks and compliance gaps affecting their enterprise applications. Headquartered in Boston, Onapsis serves over 180 Global 2000 customers, including 10 top retailers, 20 top energy firms and 20 top manufacturers. Onapsis’ solutions are also the de-facto standard for leading consulting and audit firms such as Accenture, IBM, Deloitte, E&Y, KPMG and PwC. 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