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SAP NetWeaver Dispatcher Buffer Overflow

SAP NetWeaver Dispatcher Buffer Overflow
Posted Jun 18, 2015
Authored by George Nosenko

SAP NetWeaver Dispatcher has the function sapac01_sapgparam() that processes the ABAP kernel call C_SAPGPARAM. This function has a buffer overflow vulnerability. The vulnerability can allow an authenticated remote attacker to execute arbitrary code. It can also lead to denial of service.

tags | advisory, remote, denial of service, overflow, arbitrary, kernel
advisories | CVE-2015-2815
MD5 | e8231cdc91471cc1b3b1d1c5a94b3ff7

SAP NetWeaver Dispatcher Buffer Overflow

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ERPSCAN Research Advisory [ERPSCAN-15-003] SAP NetWeaver Dispatcher 
Buffer Overflow - RCE, DoS

Application: SAP NetWeaver Dispatcher
Versions Affected: SAP NetWeaver Dispatcher, probably others
Vendor URL: http://SAP.com
Bugs: RCE
Sent: 25.08.14
Reported: 25.08.14
Vendor response: 25.08.14
Date of Public Advisory: 15.02.2015
Reference: SAP Security Note 2063369
Author: George Nosenko (ERPScan)


Title: SAP NetWeaver Dispatcher
Advisory ID: [ERPSCAN-05-003]
Risk: Hight
Advisory URL:
Date published: 18.06.2015
Vendors contacted: SAP

Class: Buffer overflow [CWE-119], [CWE-20]
Impact: Allows an unauthorized attacker to execute remote code
Remotely Exploitable: Yes
Locally Exploitable: No
CVE Name: CVE-2015-2815

SAP NetWeaver Dispatcher has the function sapac01_sapgparam() that
processes the ABAP kernel call C_SAPGPARAM. This function has a buffer
overflow vulnerability. The vulnerability can allow an authenticated
remote attacker to execute arbitrary code. It can also lead to denial of

• SAP KERNEL 7.00 32BIT, disp+work.exe (7000.52.12.34966)
• SAP KERNEL 7.40 64BIT, disp+work.exe (7400.12.21.30308)
Other versions are probably affected too, but they were not checked.

To correct this vulnerability, install SAP Security Note 2063369.

George Nosenko (ERPScan)

The vulnerability in SAP NetWeaver Dispatcher can allow an authenticated
remote attacker to execute arbitrary code. It can also lead to denial of

Sent: 25.08.2014
Reported: 25.08.2014
Vendor response: 26.08.2014
Date of Public Advisory: 18.06.2015


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