A note with CVSS 6.1 for component BC-BSP was released by SAP on 08.09.2020. The correction/advisory 2948239 was described with "[CVE-2020-6324] Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in SAP NetWeaver AS ABAP (BSP Test Application)" and affects the system type ABAP.
A workaround exists, according to SAP Security Advisory team. It is advisable to implement the correction as monthly patch process.
The vulnerability addressed is Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) within ABAP.
Cross-site scripting (XSS) is the name of a class of security vulnerabilities that can occur in web-based applications. XSS combines
Risk specificationSAP NetWeaver AS ABAP (BSP Test Application) sbspext_table allows an unauthenticated attacker to send polluted URL to the victim, hence allowing Reflected Cross site scripting.
The URL parameters are now properly encoded to prevent a successful XSS attack. And the good news are: a workaround exists, too! This was suggested by the SAP security experts: "Deactivate all test services including service sbspext_table according to note 887164."
The advisory 2948239 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
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