The advisory for ABAP adresses a "[CVE-2020-6229] Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP (Business Server Pages application CRM_BSP_FRAME)". SAP Note 2900374 was released on 14.04.2020 and should be implemented during monthly patch process. The implementation demands a downtime. Component CA-GTF-PCF has a medium risk of exploitation, according to the manufacturers security and response team.
Following the SAP Security Advisory team, a workaround does not exist.
Cross-site scripting (XSS) is the name of a class of security vulnerabilities that can occur in web-based applications. XSS combines
BSP application CRM_BSP_FRAME does not sufficiently encode user controlled inputs, resulting in Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability.
The url parameters are now properly encoded to prevent a successful XSS attack.
The advisory 2900374 describes a problem within an ABAP based systems of a specific version. Affected versions are described below. ABAP software is deployed in various software components and is widely used within the SAP product portfolio.
SAP NetWeaver Application Server (formally known as SAP Web Application Server) is a building block of SAP NetWeaver. It is the foundation for most software products developed by SAP SE. SAP NetWeaver systems exist with Java and/or ABAP stacks. The advisory could be relevant for single and dual-stack ABAP installations.
The advisory is valid for
- SAP_ABA 700-702
- SAP_ABA 710-711 2
- SAP_ABA 730
- SAP_ABA 731
- SAP_ABA 740 2
- SAP_ABA 750-752 2
- SAP_ABA 75A-75E 2
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