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1475602 - Identifying and resolving security vulnerabilities in SAP Business Objects products [How-To]


A third-party tool such as WebInspect or AppScan has been pointed at a deployment of an SAP Business Objects product, (XI R2, XI 3.1, BI 4.x etc) and the resulting report shows a number of security vulnerabilities (such as Cross Site Scripting).

  • How are these issues addressed by SAP Support?
  • What are the responsibilities of the customer?
  • What are the responsibilities of SAP engineers?



Any SAP BusinessObjects XI / BI Platform deployment including:
SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI 3.1
SAP Business Intelligence platform 4.0, 4.1, 4.2
All supported operating environments


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform all versions


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