A Guide to SAP Exploit in Hakin9 Exploiting Software 01/2013
SAP Application security is becoming a widely-adopted practice in the Information Security industry. In this article you will learn how to use an open source tool to perform vulnerability assessments and Penetration Tests over SAP systems, offering a wide range of modules and exploits to assess the security of these platforms. We will go through several vulnerabilities and attacks on SAP components, starting with an introduction to the overall architecture, passing through SAP application-layer vulnerabilities and finally, illustrating the possibility of achieving full access over an unsecured system – everything without even having a valid SAP user.
How (IN)Secure is SAP J2EE?
By Alexander Polyakov
It is a well-known fact that it is impossible to create 100% secure software. Software vendors have embraced the hard fact that, even if they were to triple their secure software development resources and efforts, their software will ship with unknown vulnerabilities in them and many of the vulnerabilities will be discovered and exploited. This is particularly true for complex software systems which have millions of lines of code and rely on multiple technologies from operating systems to programming languages.
How to Exploit SAP System Users?
By Derick Burton
SAP can often seem daunting and mysterious to those of us not initiated in the arcane mystery that it presents, and for many years the security of SAP systems rested in its obscure nature. However, as any security professional will tell you, security through obscurity is no security at all. In fact it is often worse than having no security because of the false sense of “security” it breeds.
So has been the case with SAP. What was once closed and hidden has been exposed to the harsh light of security researchers and what has been exposed has often been unpleasant.
How important is Master Data in Data Conversion?
By Can John Guven
When I was asked to write an article discussing ERP implementations, I had to give it some thought concerning the stages that will be crucial to any ERP implementation. After spending some time thinking, I came to the conclusion that data conversion and busted data governance would be the key for any of these.
METHODS OF EXPLOITATION
How to Hack SAP®?
Hands-on Methods and Scenarios Based on Xpandion’s Extensive Field Experience
By Moshe Panzer
This article deals with application security level only, providing explanations and examples pertaining to reducing business risk, protecting your enterprise’s SAP applications and identifying hackers. The article is brought to you by Moshe Panzer, CEO of Xpandion, and is based on the company’s vast experience in revealing, alerting and protecting global enterprises and businesses from fraud and data leakage.
All scenarios and methods described in this article are not mere theoretical ideas, but have been applied successfully in many cases. Hence, the importance of thoroughly reading this guide is verifying the effectiveness and reliability of solutions implemented in your organization.
How to Exploit SAP? Fast Track and General Guidelines for Exploitation
By Rodrigo Salvalagio and Luiz Milagres
Undoubtedly, SAP is the main star among ERP softwares available on the market. It’s modular concept allows business rules to be changed, large scale integration and data consistency across the enterprise. Using ERP to ensure integrated management is a fundamental part of any business, increasing the chances of business perpetuity and operations efficiency. SAP is highly comprehensive, extending to all business units and support areas, from manufacturing to the president or managing committee.
How to Protect Your SAP Systems?
By Natti Nachamias
SAP products are common among enterprises. The most common product of SAP is the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) which is one of five enterprise applications in SAP’s Business Suite. The other four products are Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), Supply Chain Management (SCM) and Supplier Relationship Management (SRM). SAP has many other complementary products that support the SAP’s Business Suite.
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