Public SAP exploits could enable attacks against thousands of companies

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9 months ago

A group of security researchers have released public exploits for two vulnerabilities in SAP software that could be used to launch attacks against thousands of companies. The vulnerabilities, which affect SAP Gateway and SAP Message Server, are rated as critical and could allow attackers to take complete control of affected systems.

SAP Gateway is a component of SAP’s enterprise software suite that provides a way for users to interact with SAP applications using a variety of protocols, including HTTP, HTTPS, and SOAP. SAP Message Server is a component of SAP’s enterprise software suite that provides a way for SAP applications to communicate with each other.

The vulnerabilities in SAP Gateway and SAP Message Server could be exploited by attackers to gain access to affected systems. Once an attacker has gained access to a system, they could steal data, install malware, or disrupt operations.

The security researchers who discovered the vulnerabilities have released public exploits for them. This means that anyone with the knowledge to use them could potentially exploit them to launch attacks against SAP systems.

SAP has released patches for the vulnerabilities. However, not all SAP customers have installed the patches. This means that there are still thousands of SAP systems that are vulnerable to attack.

Companies that use SAP software should urgently patch the vulnerabilities to protect themselves from attack. They should also consider using a security solution that can detect and block attacks that exploit these vulnerabilities.

Here are some tips for companies that use SAP software:

  • Patch the vulnerabilities as soon as possible. SAP has released patches for the vulnerabilities. Companies that use SAP software should urgently install the patches to protect themselves from attack.
  • Use a security solution that can detect and block attacks that exploit these vulnerabilities. There are a number of security solutions that can detect and block attacks that exploit these vulnerabilities. Companies should consider using one of these solutions to protect themselves from attack.
  • Monitor your systems for signs of attack. Even if you have patched the vulnerabilities, it is still important to monitor your systems for signs of attack. This includes monitoring for unauthorized access, data exfiltration, and other malicious activity.

By following these tips, companies can help to protect themselves from attack and mitigate the risk of data loss, financial loss, and other damage.

3 comments

  1. Online security is essential in today’s world.

  2. It is important to take steps to protect your personal information online.

    Nicole said on April 5, 2018 at 8:55 am Reply
  3. Super appreciated!

    Quintin said on February 16, 2019 at 4:00 pm Reply

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