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Cleartext Transmission of Sensitive Information


Severity High
Score 9.8/10


SAP Business Objects Business Intelligence Platform (CMC), version 4.1, 4.2, shows cleartext password in the response, leading to Information Disclosure. It involves social engineering in order to gain access to system and If password is known, it would give administrative rights to the attacker to read/modify delete the data and rights within the system.

  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-319 - Cleartext Transmission of Sensitive Information

The software transmits sensitive or security-critical data in cleartext in a communication channel that can be sniffed by unauthorized actors.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published