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2997100 - Missing XML Validation vulnerability in SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform


In some requests manipulating the reports generated, it is possible to inject some arbitrary XML entities leading to internal file disclosure, internal directories disclosure, Server Side Request Forgery (SSRF) and also Denial of Service (DoS).



  • SBOP BI Platform Servers 4.1
  • SBOP BI Platform Servers 4.2
  • SBOP BI Platform Servers 4.3


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.3 ; SAP Crystal Reports viewer 2013 ; SAP Crystal Reports viewer 2016 ; SAP Crystal Reports viewer 2020


SAP BusinessObjects BI Platform 4.3, XXE, XML input parsing, XML External Entity, security, vulnerability, prompt info   , KBA , BI-RA-CR-VW , Viewers , Problem

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