SAP NetWeaver AS Java Reverse Tabnabbing (2965315)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 162785


The remote SAP NetWeaver AS Java server may be affected by a vulnerability.


SAP NetWeaver AS Java, versions - 7.10, 7.11, 7.20, 7.30, 7.31, 7.40, 7.50, Start Page allows an unauthenticated remote attacker to redirect users to a malicious site due to insufficient reverse tabnabbing URL validation. The attacker could execute phishing attacks to steal credentials of the victim or to redirect users to untrusted web pages containing malware or similar malicious exploits.

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: 162785

File Name: sap_netweaver_as_java_2965315.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 7/7/2022

Updated: 3/23/2023

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-6365


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.1

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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: 10/14/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/14/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-6365

IAVA: 2020-A-0364-S