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SAP Internet Graphics Server (IGS) XMLCHART XXE

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SAP Internet Graphics Server (IGS) XMLCHART XXE



This module exploits CVE-2018-2392 and CVE-2018-2393, two XXE vulnerabilities within the XMLCHART page of SAP Internet Graphics Servers (IGS) running versions 7.20, 7.20EXT, 7.45, 7.49, or 7.53. These vulnerabilities occur due to a lack of appropriate validation on the Extension HTML tag when submitting a POST request to the XMLCHART page to generate a new chart. Successful exploitation will allow unauthenticated remote attackers to read files from the server as the user from which the IGS service is started, which will typically be the SAP admin user. Alternatively attackers can also abuse the XXE vulnerability to conduct a denial of service attack against the vulnerable SAP IGS server.


  • Yvan Genuer
  • Vladimir Ivanov


Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use auxiliary/admin/sap/sap_igs_xmlchart_xxe
msf auxiliary(sap_igs_xmlchart_xxe) > show actions
msf auxiliary(sap_igs_xmlchart_xxe) > set ACTION < action-name >
msf auxiliary(sap_igs_xmlchart_xxe) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf auxiliary(sap_igs_xmlchart_xxe) > run 

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