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SAP ASE leaves sensitive credentials in installation logs

September 24, 2020

Via: CSO

SAP users should deploy the patches for Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) released last month because the server fails to clear credentials from persistent installation logs. Even though the credentials are encrypted or hashed, researchers warn that attackers can easily decrypt them to gain full access to a sensitive monitoring component.

Previously known as Sybase SQL Server, the SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) is a high-performance relational database with on-premises and cloud deployment options. The product is used by over 30,000 organizations worldwide, including over 90% of the world’s top 50 banks.

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