SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP Denial of Service (3303060)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 174246


The remote SAP NetWeaver server is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


A denial of service vulnerability exists in SAP NetWeaver AS for ABAP (Business Server Pages) - versions 700, 701, 702, 731, 740, 750, 751, 752, 753, 754, 755, 756, 757, allowing an attacker authenticated as a non-administrative user to craft a request with certain parameters in certain circumstances which can consume the server's resources sufficiently to make it unavailable over the network without any user interaction.

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: 174246

File Name: sap_netweaver_as_abap_3303060.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 4/13/2023

Updated: 4/19/2023

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-29185


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/11/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/11/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-29185

IAVA: 2023-A-0192