SAP Basis Automated Note Search Tool CVE-2020-6307 Remote Authorization Bypass Vulnerability



Date Discovered

January 14, 2020


SAP Basis is prone to an authorization-bypass vulnerability. Attackers can exploit this issue to gain unauthorized access and obtain sensitive information. This may aid in further attacks.

Technologies Affected

  • SAP Automated Note Search Tool
  • SAP Basis 7.00
  • SAP Basis 7.01
  • SAP Basis 7.02
  • SAP Basis 7.31
  • SAP Basis 7.40
  • SAP Basis 7.50
  • SAP Basis 7.51
  • SAP Basis 7.52
  • SAP Basis 7.53
  • SAP Basis 7.54


Block external access at the network boundary, unless external parties require service.
Filter access to the affected computer at the network boundary if global access isn't needed. Restricting access to only trusted computers and networks might greatly reduce the likelihood of a successful exploit.

Deploy network intrusion detection systems to monitor network traffic for malicious activity.
Deploy NIDS to monitor network traffic for signs of anomalous or suspicious activity. This may include unexpected incoming and outgoing traffic. This may indicate exploit attempts or activity that results from successful exploits.

Run all software as a nonprivileged user with minimal access rights.
To reduce the impact of latent vulnerabilities, always run nonadministrative software as an unprivileged user with minimal access rights.

Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.



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