SAP News Overview for November 2020 - Safe O'Clock

SAP News Overview for November 2020

December 3, 2020

SAP fixes critical vulnerabilities with November security updates

SAP has released a total of 15 new and updated security notes. Six posts have been rated hot news (critical) priority, including four new posts and two previously released fixes that have been updated. One of the hot news patches addresses a total of four vulnerabilities related to the lack of authentication checks in Solution Manager. Solution Manager is a package for centralized support and management of SAP and other systems.

An unauthenticated attacker could exploit vulnerabilities to compromise the target system:

SAP also updated the previous security note regarding the lack of authentication check in Solution Manager. Another hot news patch fixes two vulnerabilities in SAP Data Services: CVE-2019-0230, CVE-2019-0233 affecting Apache Struts. Exploitation could lead to remote code execution and denial of service (DoS) conditions, respectively. A

code injection vulnerability affecting SAP AS ABAP and S/4 HANA (CVE-2020-26808) and an escalation issue in SAP NetWeaver Application Server for Java (CVE-2020-26820) are also hot news.

New Tata Consultancy Services solution for the Capital Markets Industry 

Mumbai-based IT services, consulting, technology and digital solutions leader Tata Consultancy Services has announced the development of a smart new solution for investment management and market infrastructure. Investment Insights, powered by the SAP Business Technology Platform, leverages artificial intelligence and TCS intellectual property. Available on-premises or in the cloud, TCS solutions will provide 360-degree investment visibility, ESG integration, black swan financial impact modeling and profitability optimization strategies.

TCS’ Investment Insights solution is an outcome of our deep understanding of the capital markets industry and our co-innovation partnership with SAP. It will help our investment management and market infrastructure customers accelerate their product innovation, accelerate their Business 4.0™ transformation journeys and gain a competitive advantage.

Prashant Shirgur, Global Head, SAP Practice, TCS

Global brands chose SAP solutions

SAP announced five companies that have chosen the SAP Customer Experience solution because it is focused on the CX market. The list includes: Conforama Suisse – seller of household goods and electronics; De’Longhi SpA is an Italian designer, manufacturer and distributor of small household appliances with a portfolio of brands consisting of De’Longhi, Kenwood, Braun and Ariete; Konica Minolta Business Solutions Asia (KMBSA) – a provider of print and corporate content management services; New Era Cap Company Inc. – the world leader in licensed sports headwear from New York, USA, its products are sold in more than 80 countries; Renault Do Brasil is the Brazilian arm of the French automaker Renault SA.

By selecting SAP Customer Experience solutions, companies are selecting a partner who has a proven track record of enabling changing business models, that is, digital commerce or direct-to-consumer, fostering customer engagement across all channels and delivering exceptional experiences.

Paula Hansen, chief revenue officer, Customer Experience, SAP
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