SAP takes the security of its vast product portfolio very seriously and thus releases security fixes for
vulnerabilities reported by external researchers and their customers every second Tuesday of the month.
SAP Note 2960825
was released on
13.10.2020 and deals with
"[CVE-2020-6368] Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in SAP Business Planning and Consolidation" within ABAP.
We advice you to follow the instructions, to resolve
Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)
medium potential for exploitation
in component EPM-BPC-NW.
According to SAP Security Advisory team a workaround does not exist. It is advisable to implement the correction as monthly patch process .
Cross-site scripting (XSS) is the name of a class of security vulnerabilities that can occur in web-based applications. XSS combines
Risk specificationSAP Business Planning and Consolidation does not sufficiently encode user controlled inputs, resulting in a Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability.
The data are now properly encoded to prevent a successful XSS attack.
The advisory 2960825 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
- BPC4HANA 100
- BPC4HANA 200
- CPMBPC 810
- SAP_BW 750-755 2
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There is no disclosure of zero-day vulnerabilities. In such case, the platform only provides details on which version or signature updates are available within the SecurityBridge platform in order to monitor or measure the vulnerability
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