Missing Authorization Checks – SAP Security Notes September 2016

Today is the second Tuesday of September, which means that SAP has released their monthly batch of Security Notes. SAP published 21 SAP Security Notes this month (6 Notes were published after August the 8th, and did not have any Hot News items. Only four Notes this month were considered to be ‘high priority’ (16 were Medium and 1 was Low).

Two of the four ‘high priority’ SAP Security Notes are related to the product SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (SAP ASE - http://go.sap.com/product/data-mgmt/sybase-ase.html):

Denial of Service Attacks: SAP Security Notes August 2016

Today, SAP released their latest batch of monthly Security Notes. Despite this month not being specifically critical, Denial of Service attacks are a central point of concern. A Denial of Service (DoS) attack intends to make one or more resource unavailable. In the case of SAP, DoS attacks could be a partial and affect only a specific program or database, or they could be complete, taking all SAP infrastructure offline.

Onapsis publishes 12 advisories for Oracle Business Critical Applications

Today we have released 12 new Oracle application advisories which affect two different products: Oracle E-Business Suite and JD Edwards. The advisories include various types of vulnerabilities such as Cross Site Scripting, Denial of Service, Password Disclosure and User Creation. After great success uncovering hundreds of vulnerabilities in SAP systems, our Research Labs are expanding our security advisories to now include Oracle products.

Onapsis Publishes 15 Advisories for SAP HANA and Building Components

Today, Onapsis Research Labs released 15 advisories related to SAP HANA and some building components, as well as Internal Communication Channels (also known as TREXNet). This is the first launch of more than 40 advisories we will be publishing in the following month including several vulnerabilities we have discovered in business critical application such as SAP and Oracle. In this blogpost, we'll analyze two different vulnerabilities affecting SAP HANA.

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