SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP Privilege Escalation (3194674)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 164822


The remote SAP NetWeaver server is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.


A privilege escalation vulnerability exists in SAP NetWeaver Application Server ABAP. This can be abused physically resulting in a privilege escalation of an attacker leading to low impact on confidentiality and integrity, but a profound impact on availability.

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: 164822

File Name: sap_netweaver_as_abap_3158619.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 9/7/2022

Updated: 3/23/2023

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.5


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-29614


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:sap:netweaver_application_server

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/14/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/14/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-29614

IAVA: 2022-A-0234