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Missing Authorization


Severity Medium
Score 6.5/10


SAP Host Agent, version 7.21, allows an unprivileged user to read the shared memory or write to the shared memory by sending request to the main SAPOSCOL process and receive responses that may contain data read with user root privileges e.g. size of any directory, system hardware and OS details, leading to Missing Authorization Check vulnerability.

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CWE-862 - Missing Authorization

The missing authorization vulnerability occurs when a software program allows users to access privileged parts of the program without verifying the user credentials. Impact of such a vulnerability depends on the resources employed by the software, ranging from account takeover to sensitive information exposure, denial of service, and complete system takeover.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published