SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP Memory Corruption (July 2021)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 152120


The remote SAP NetWeaver server is affected by a Memory Corruption vulnerability.


A memory corruption vulnerability exists in SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP due to buffer overflow from RFC Requests. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this by sending overlong content, crashing the corresponding work process.

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: Medium

ID: 152120

File Name: sap_netweaver_as_3032624.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 7/28/2021

Updated: 7/30/2021

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 1.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-33684


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

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: 7/14/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/14/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-33684