High Severity
Affected system
Java
CVSS
7.3
Component
EP-KM-CM
Patch Day
2020-08
Released on
2020/08/11
SAP Note
2938162
Workaround
No
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Advisory

On 11.08.2020 a security relevant correction has been released by SAP SE. The manufacturer resolves an issue within Java.

SAP Note 2938162 addresses "[CVE-2020-6293] Unrestricted File Upload in SAP NetWeaver (Knowledge Management)" to prevent missing authentication check with a high risk for exploitation.

A workaround does not exist, according to SAP Security Advisory team. It is advisable to implement the correction as monthly patch process, the team suggests.

Risk specification

SAP NetWeaver Knowledge Management does not properly check the user authentication allowing an unauthenticated attacker to access modify or replace specific files on the system.

Solution

SAP NetWeaver Knowledge Management has been updated to properly check for authentication.

Affected System

SAP Netweaver Application Server Java is part of the SAP NetWeaver Application Platform. It provides the complete infrastructure for deploying and running Java applications.

The advisory is valid for

  • KMC-BC 7.30
  • KMC-BC 7.31
  • KMC-BC 7.40
  • KMC-BC 7.50

 

 

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