SAP GUI DLL Loading Arbitrary Code Execution (Note 1511179)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 72211
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Synopsis

A program installed on the remote Windows host is affected by an insecure DLL loading vulnerability.

Description

The remote host is running a version of SAP GUI that reportedly insecurely looks in its current working directory when resolving DLLs such as 'MFC80LOC.DLL' and 'MFC80RUS.DLL'.

Solution

Upgrade to SAP GUI version 7.20 SP3 or later.

See Also

http://web.archive.org/web/20160305033658/http://dsecrg.com/pages/vul/show.php?id=314

https://service.sap.com/sap/support/notes/1511179

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 72211

File Name: sap_gui_note1511179.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 1/30/2014

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: sap_gui_detect.nasl

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.9

Temporal Score: 5.1

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:sap:gui

Required KB Items: Settings/ParanoidReport, SMB/SAP_GUI/Installed

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/10/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/9/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-5154

BID: 46857