Medium Severity
Affected system
Java
CVSS
6.5
Component
BC-XI-IBD-MAP
Patch Day
2021-04
Released on
2021/04/13
SAP Note
3036436
Workaround
No
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Advisory

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SAP Note 3036436 was released on 13.04.2021 and deals with "[CVE-2021-27604] Potential XXE Vulnerability in SAP Process Integration (ESR Java Mappings)" within Java. We advice you to follow the instructions, to resolve external entity tunneling (xxe) with a medium potential for exploitation in component BC-XI-IBD-MAP.

According to SAP Security Advisory team a workaround does not exist. It is advisable to implement the correction as part of maintenance.

Risk specification

This note has been re-released with updated ‘Solution’ information. An authenticated attacker could leverage a XEE vulnerability in SAP Process Integration that could lead to an information disclosure.

Solution

Applications that do not need to use DTDs should disable the support for those completely.

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.

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