SAP NetWeaver AS Java DoS (2941315)

high Nessus Plugin ID 139583


The remote SAP NetWeaver AS Java server may be affected by a denial of service vulnerability


The version of SAP NetWeaver AS Java detected on the remote host may be affected by a denial of service (DoS) vulnerability, as referenced in SAP Security Note 2941315. SAP NetWeaver AS JAVA does not perform any authentication checks for a web service allowing the attacker to send several payloads and leading to complete DoS.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Apply the appropriate patch according to the vendor advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 139583

File Name: sap_netweaver_as_2941315.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 8/14/2020

Updated: 10/20/2020

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-6309


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:sap:netweaver_application_server

Required KB Items: installed_sw/SAP Netweaver Application Server (AS), Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/11/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/11/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-6309

IAVA: 2020-A-0364