# Onapsis Security Advisory 2022-0004: Missing Authentication check in SAP  
Focused Run (Simple Diagnostics Agent 1.0)  
## Impact on Business  
Because the Simple Diagnostic Agent (SDA) handles several important  
configuration and critical credential information, a successful attack  
could lead to the control of the SDA, and therefore affect:  
* Integrity, by modifying the configuration.  
* Availability, by stopping the service.  
* Confidentiality and Scope changing, by decrypting all stored  
credentials. Then  
accessing the SAP Focused Run system as well as the SAP system managed by  
## Advisory Information  
- Public Release Date: 06/21/2022  
- Security Advisory ID: ONAPSIS-2022-0004  
- Researcher(s): Yvan Genuer  
## Vulnerability Information  
- Vendor: SAP  
- Affected Components:  
(Check SAP Note 3145987 for detailed information on affected releases)  
- Vulnerability Class: CWE-306  
- CVSS v3 score: 9.3 AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H  
- Risk Level: Critical  
- Assigned CVE: CVE-2022-24396  
- Vendor patch Information: SAP Security NOTE 3145987  
## Affected Components Description  
SAP Focused Run is a spin-off from SAP Solution Manager concentrating on the  
specific needs of high volume system and application monitoring, alerting  
analytics needs.  
## Vulnerability Details  
Vulnerability 1:  
No authentication is required to interact with the Simple Diagnostic Agent  
service on port 3005 by default. Therefore, unauthenticated attackers will  
full access to either administrative or other privileged functionalities.  
this access, they would be able to read, modify or delete sensitive  
information and  
configurations with sapadm OS user privileges.  
Vulnerability 2:  
A path traversal exists in the Simple Diagnostic Agent service listening, by  
default, on localhost port 3005. A local attacker, without particular  
can abuse this flaw in order to display the content of any OS directory  
which ```sapadm```  
has access to. Leading to information disclosure of potentially sensitive  
## Solution  
SAP has released SAP Note 3145987 which provide 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  
- 01/28/2022: Onapsis sends details to SAP  
- 02/02/2022: SAP provides internal ID  
- 03/08/2022: SAP releases SAP Note fixing the issue.  
- 06/21/2022: Advisory published.  
## References  
- Onapsis blogpost:  
- CVE Mitre:  
- Vendor Patch:  
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