This post by SAP Product Security Response Team shares information on Patch Day Security Notes* that are released on second Tuesday of every month and fix vulnerabilities discovered in SAP products. SAP strongly recommends that customers visit the Support Portal and apply patches on a priority to protect their SAP landscape.

On 8th of November 2016, SAP Security Patch Day saw the release of 10 Patch Day Security Notes. 2 of the released Security Notes have Very High priority (Hot News).  

As of March 01, 2016, SAP Security Note prioritization is based on CVSS v3 Base score. The revised prioritization scheme is aligned with the industry’s best practice, and to provide better transparency to our customers. From March 2016 security patch day, all patch day security notes will carry CVSS v3 Base score and vector information to assist our customers in their risk assessment. For further details, please refer to our blog on CVSS v3.

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Security Notes vs Vulnerability Type – November 2016

Security Notes vs Priority Distribution (June 2016 – November 2016)**

* Patch Day Security Notes are all notes that fix vulnerabilities reported by external sources and internal findings with priority “Very High”.
* Support Package Security Notes fix vulnerabilities found internally with priority “Low”, “Medium” and “High”.

** Any Patch Day Security Note released after the second Tuesday, will be accounted for in the following SAP Security Patch Day.


To know more about the security researchers and research companies who have contributed to security patches of this month visit SAP Product Security Response Acknowledgement Page


Do write to us at secure@sap.com with your comments and feedback on this blog post.

SAP Product Security Response Team

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