SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP URL Redirection (3258950, 2872782)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 169454


The remote SAP NetWeaver server is affected by a URL redirection vulnerability.


SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP allows an unauthenticated malicious user to redirect users to an untrusted site through a malicious link, due to insufficient input validation. The malicious user can view or modify information causing a limited impact on the confidentiality and the integrity 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.


Apply the appropriate patch according to the vendor advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 169454

File Name: sap_netweaver_as_abap_3258950.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 1/3/2023

Updated: 1/3/2023

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.0


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-6215


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: CVSS:3.0/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: 12/13/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/13/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-6215

IAVA: 2022-A-0516