SAP DB / MaxDB Cons Program Arbitrary Command Execution

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote database service allows execution of arbitrary commands.

Description :

The version of SAP DB / MaxDB installed on the remote host fails to
sanitize user-supplied input to the 'show' and 'exec_sdbinfo' commands
before passing it to a 'system()' call. An unauthenticated, remote
attacker can leverage this issue to execute arbitrary commands on the
affected host subject to the privileges under which the service
operates, which under Windows is SYSTEM.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to MaxDB version 7.6.03 Build 15 ( or later.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 9.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Databases

Nessus Plugin ID: 29924 ()

Bugtraq ID: 27206

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0244