SAP Business Objects Financial Consolidation CtAppReg.dll username Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-12-138: August 17th, 2012
Business Objects Financial Consolidation
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of SAP Business Objects Financial Consolidation. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.
The specific flaw exists within CtAppReg.dll. In the Check function, there is a vulnerability in the handling of the username parameter. If an overly long string is used as the username, it can overwrite heap memory. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of the process.
Vendor ResponseSAP has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2011-11-04 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2012-08-17 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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