SAP SAPgui MDrmSap ActiveX (mdrmsap.dll) Buffer Overflow

High Nessus Plugin ID 40617


The remote Windows host has an ActiveX control that is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.


The remote host contains the 'MDrmSap' ActiveX control included with SAP GUI version 6.40 for Windows.

This control is reportedly affected by a buffer overflow involving instantiation by Internet Explorer.

If an attacker can trick a user on the affected host into visiting a specially crafted web page, he may be able to leverage these issues to execute arbitrary code on the host subject to the user's privileges.

The existence of this vulnerability is confirmed in mdrmsap.dll version Previous versions may also be affected.


Apply the patch for the control as described in the vendor advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 40617

File Name: sap_gui_mdrmsap.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2009/08/11

Modified: 2013/11/14

Dependencies: 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:sap:sap_gui

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/08/11

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/08/11

Exploitable With

CANVAS (D2ExploitPack)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4387

BID: 32186

OSVDB: 49721

CERT: 277313

CWE: 94