PT-2013-24: Concealing User Authority in SAP NetWeaver

Vulnerable software

SAP NetWeaver
Version: 7.20

Version: 7.31 and earlier


Severity level

Severity level: Medium
Impact: Concealing User Authority
Access Vector: Remote

CVSS v2:
Base Score: 4.6
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/AU:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVE: not assigned

Software description

SAP NetWeaver is a special software solution by SAP that is a basis for all SAP Business Suite applications.

Vulnerability description

The specialists of the Positive Research center have detected "Concealing User Authority" vulnerability in SAP NetWeaver.

No matter how much authority the user '............' has, it is not reflected in report RSUSR002.

How to fix

Update your software up to the latest version

Advisory status

20.03.2013 - Vendor gets vulnerability details
10.06.2013 - Vendor releases fixed version and details
13.09.2013 - Public disclosure


The vulnerability was detected by Dmitry Gutsko, Positive Research Center (Positive Technologies Company)


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