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Vulnerability of SAP NetWeaver Dispatcher: buffer overflow

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow of SAP NetWeaver Dispatcher, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to execute code.
Impacted products: SAP ERP, NetWeaver.
Severity of this bulletin: 3/4.
Creation date: 12/08/2014.
Références of this threat: 2018221, CVE-2014-6252, DOC-8218, ERPSCAN-14-011, VIGILANCE-VUL-15153.

Description of the vulnerability 

The SAP NetWeaver Dispatcher product offers a web service.

However, if the size of data is greater than the size of the storage array, an overflow occurs.

An attacker can therefore generate a buffer overflow of SAP NetWeaver Dispatcher, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to execute code.
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This vulnerability note impacts software or systems such as SAP ERP, NetWeaver.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity vulnerability is important.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of intranet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer threat note.

Solutions for this threat 

SAP NetWeaver Dispatcher: Note 2018221.
A SAP Note is available in information sources.
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