SAP HANA Extend Application Services cryptographic issues

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A vulnerability was found in SAP HANA Extend Application Services (Database Software) (unknown version). It has been rated as problematic. This issue affects an unknown code block. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a weak encryption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-310. Impacted is confidentiality. The summary by CVE is:

SAP HANA Extend Application Services (XS) does not encrypt transmissions for applications that enable form based authentication using SSL, which allows remote attackers to obtain credentials and other sensitive information by sniffing the network.

The weakness was presented 07/31/2014 by Sergio Abraham (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at service.sap.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2014-5171 since 07/31/2014. Access to the local network is required for this attack. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 03/05/2018). The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1600 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at SecurityFocus (BID 68947). See 5630, 8450, 8451 and 8630 for similar entries.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
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VulDB Base Score: 4.3
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Class: Weak encryption
CWE: CWE-310
ATT&CK: T1600

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07/30/2014 🔍
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03/26/2015 +238 days 🔍
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Vendor: https://www.sap.com

Advisory: service.sap.com
Researcher: Sergio Abraham
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CVE: CVE-2014-5171 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 68947 - SAP HANA Extended Application Services CVE-2014-5171 Information Disclosure Vulnerability

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20150716
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Created: 03/26/2015 12:07 PM
Updated: 03/05/2018 09:41 AM
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