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Critical 06/14/2021 SAP Solution Manager

Missing authorization check in SAP Solution Manager

Impact On Business

Due to a missing authorization check in SAP Solution Manager LM-SERVICE component a remote authenticated attacker could be able to execute privileged actions in the affected system, including the execution of operating system commands.

Affected Components Description

A core component of the SAP Solution Manager, LM-SERVICE is affected by this vulnerability. For a detailed list of the affected versions please refer to the SAP Security Note stated above.

Affected components:

  • SAP Solution Manager 7.20

(Check SAP Note #2890213 for detailed information on affected releases)

Vulnerability Details

A remote authenticated attacker, without any other authorization in their profile more than the ones needed to login via HTTP(s) could be able to abuse privileged critical functionality such as the execution of administrative methods used to configure or monitor Satellite systems, or the execution of arbitrary code which will lead to arbitrary remote code execution.



SAP has released SAP Note #2890213 which provides patched versions of the affected components.

The patches can be downloaded from

Onapsis strongly recommends SAP customers to download the related security fixes and apply them to the affected components in order to reduce business risks.

Report Timeline

  • 10/08/2020: Onapsis report vulnerability to SAP
  • 10/12/2020: SAP Confirms vulnerability and provides CVSSv3 Score
  • 11/10/2020: SAP releases SAP Security note 2890213 fixing this issue



Advisory Information

  • Public Release Date: 06/14/2021
  • Security Advisory ID: ONAPSIS-2021-0014
  • Vulnerability Submission ID: 848
  • Researcher(s): Pablo Artuso, Yvan Genuer, Nahuel D. Sánchez

Vulnerability Information

  • Vendor: SAP
  • Vulnerability Class: |LS|CWE-862|RS| Missing Authorization
  • CVSS v3 score: 9.9 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)
  • Severity: Critical
  • CVE:  CVE-2020-6207
  • Vendor patch Information: SAP Security Note 2890213


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