SAP GUI DLL Loading Arbitrary Code Execution (Note 1511179)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 72211


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


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'.


Upgrade to SAP GUI version 7.20 SP3 or later.

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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

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


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