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SAP PCo 2.2 / 2.3 / 15.0 / 15.1 Denial Of Service

SAP PCo 2.2 / 2.3 / 15.0 / 15.1 Denial Of Service
Posted Feb 16, 2016
Authored by Mathieu Geli

SAP PCo versions 2.2, 2.3, 15.0, and 15.1 suffer from a denial of service vulnerability.

tags | advisory, denial of service
advisories | CVE-2015-8330
SHA-256 | 39b8bca8d12d613256ed16b6471e91e8cda9378908f629e973648bcbe9a349be

SAP PCo 2.2 / 2.3 / 15.0 / 15.1 Denial Of Service

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Application: SAP PCo
Versions Affected: SAP PCo 2.2, 2.3, 15.0, and 15.1
Vendor URL: http://SAP.com
Bugs: DoS
Send: 05.09.2015
Reported: 05.09.2015
Vendor response: 06.09.2015
Date of Public Advisory: 20.11.2015
Reference: SAP Security Note 2238619
Author: Mathieu Geli (ERPScan)


Title: SAP PCo
Advisory ID: [ERPSCAN-15-032]
Risk: high
Advisory URL: https://erpscan.com/advisories/erpscan-15-032-sap-pco-agent-dos-vulnerability/
Date published: 20.11.2015
Vendors contacted: SAP

Class: Denial of service
Impact: Disrupt operational status
Remotely Exploitable: Yes
Locally Exploitable: Yes
CVE Name: CVE-2015-8330

CVSS Information
CVSS Base Score: 7.1 / 10
CVSS Base Vector:
AV : Access Vector (Related exploit range) Network (N)
AC : Access Complexity (Required attack complexity) Medium (M)
Au : Authentication (Level of authentication needed to exploit) None (N)
C : Impact to Confidentiality None (N)
I : Impact to Integrity None (N)
A : Impact to Availability Complete (C)


An attacker can crash the PCo agent by forging xMII requests to the TCP port.


SAP PCo agent 2.2, 2.3, 15.0 and 15.1
Other versions are probably affected too, but they were not checked.


To correct this vulnerability, install SAP Security Note 2238619


Mathieu Geli (ERPScan)


When sending special forged queries to the SAP Pco Agent (available in
query mode), you can crash the agent and disrupt a PCo operation.


Send: 05.09.2015
Reported: 05.09.2015
Vendor response: 06.09.2015
Date of Public Advisory: 20.11.2015



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