SAP Security Note - November 2015

Number: AV15-112
Date: 1 December 2015

Purpose

The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to a recently published security note by SAP.

Assessment

SAP has addressed a vulnerability in their Plant Connection (PCo) solution. This vulnerability can allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service via specially crafted SAP Manufacturing Integration and Intelligence (SAP xMII) requests.  SAP has released a patch to fix this issue.

Affected Products:

CVE Reference: CVE-2015-8330
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.8
SAP Security Note: 2238619

Suggested Action

CCIRC recommends that system administrators test and deploy the vendor-released update to affected applications accordingly.

References:

SAP Security Notes (vendor):
http://scn.sap.com/community/security/blog/2015/11/11/sap-security-notes-november-2015--review

CVE-2015-8330:
https://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2015-8330

Note to Readers

In support of Public Safety's mission to build a safe and resilient Canada, CCIRC's mandate is to help ensure the security and resilience of the vital non-federal government cyber systems that underpin Canada's national security, public safety and economic prosperity. As Canada's computer security incident response team, CCIRC is Canada's national coordination centre for the prevention and mitigation of, preparedness for, response to, and recovery from cyber incidents on non-federal government systems. It does this by providing authoritative advice and support, and coordinating information sharing and incident response.

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http://www.publicsafety.gc.ca/cnt/ntnl-scrt/cbr-scrt/_fl/CCIRCPublicPGPKey.txt

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