Enterprise Business Application Vulnerability Statistics 2009

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Objective

This document is the first statistics report which will be repeated annually, showing tendencies and changes in Enterprise Business Application Security area.

Purpose

In this document, we will show the results of statistical research in the Business Application security area made by ERPScan Research Group and OWASP-EAS project. The purpose of this document is to raise awareness about Enterprise Business Application security by showing the current number of vulnerabilities found in those applications, how critical they are and what kind of tendencies we see.

Intro

Business applications like ERP, CRM, SRM are one of the major topics within the field of computer security because these applications store business data, and any vulnerability in them will cause significant monetary loss. Nonetheless, people still don’t pay much attention to Enterprise Business Application area, as we see during our and our colleagues' research and audits. Business applications are very large and complex systems that consist of different components such as Database server, Front-end, Web server, Application server, and other parts. Also, those systems rely on various hardware and software that can have their own vulnerabilities. The overall security of Enterprise Business Application consists of different layers, such as:
• Network architecture security
• Os security
• Database security
• Application security
• Front-end security.

Every described layer may have its own vulnerabilities that can give attackers full access to business data even if other layers are fully secured. In this document, all popular applications from the described levels and their vulnerabilities will be shown. The purpose of this document to increase awareness of Business Application security.

Links

Business applications vulnerability statistics 2009 and future trends - Presentation by Dmitry Evdokimov and Dmitry Chastukhin

SAP SDN page with latest vulnerabilities

Oracle Secalert CPU page with latest vulnerabilities

Annual report comming soon...

Authors

Alexander Polyakov (ERPScan Research Group)
Dmitry Chastukhin (ERPScan Research Group)
Dmitriy Evdokimov (ERPScan Research Group)


Contributors

Leodid Kats (dsec.ru)
Olga Yurova (dsec.ru)