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3467006 - Business Intelligence (BOE BI) No Rate Limit Vulnerability


  • Vulnerability: Rate limiting is used to control the amount of incoming and outgoing traffic to or from a network.
  • For example, let's say you are using a particular service's API that is configured to allow 100 requests/minute. If the number of requests you make exceeds that limit, then an error will be triggered.
  • The reason behind implementing rate limits is to allow for a better flow of data and to increase security by mitigating attacks such as DDoS.
  • Rate limiting also comes in useful if a particular user on the network makes a mistake in their request, thus asking the server to retrieve tons of information that may overload the network for everyone.
  • With rate limiting in place, however, these types of errors or attacks are much more manageable.



  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform
  • Tomcat


SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.3


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