SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP and Code Injection (3119365)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 161665

Synopsis

The remote SAP NetWeaver server is affected by a code injection vulnerability.

Description

A code injection vulnerability exists in SAP NetWeaver Application Server ABAP. Internally used text extraction reports allow an attacker to inject code that can be executed by the application. An attacker could thereby control the behavior of the application.

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

Solution

Apply the appropriate patch according to the vendor advisory.

See Also

https://launchpad.support.sap.com/#/notes/3119365

http://www.nessus.org/u?e388843b

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 161665

File Name: sap_netweaver_as_3119365.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 5/30/2022

Updated: 5/31/2022

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-44231

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/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: 12/14/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/14/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-44231

IAVA: 2021-A-0599