Check Point Advisories

SAP NetWeaver SOAP Request SXPG_CALL_SYSTEM Command Execution

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-2492
Date Published: 25 Aug 2013
Severity: Medium
Last Updated:
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway

Who is Vulnerable? SAP NetWeaver 7.x
Vulnerability Description A remote command execution vulnerability has been reported in SAP NetWeaver's SOAP interface.
Vulnerability DetailsThe vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of incoming SOAP requests. A remote, authenticated attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially crafted SOAP request to the affected service. This can result in arbitrary command execution in the security context of the affected service.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your product to the latest update. For information on how to update , go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the SAP NetWeaver SOAP Request SXPG_CALL_SYSTEM Command Execution protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Application Servers Protection Violation
Attack Information: SAP NetWeaver SOAP Request SXPG_CALL_SYSTEM Command Execution

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