Low Severity
Affected system
Java
CVSS
3.5
Component
BC-JAS-ADM-ADM
Patch Day
2021-07
Released on
2021/07/13
SAP Note
3038594
Workaround
No
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Advisory

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SAP Note 3038594 was released on 13.07.2021 and deals with "[CVE-2021-33689] Insufficient Logging in SAP NetWeaver AS for JAVA (Administrator)" within Java. We advice you to follow the instructions, to resolve insufficient security function with a low potential for exploitation in component BC-JAS-ADM-ADM.

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

Risk specification

When a user with insufficient privileges tries to access any application in SAP NetWeaver Administrator, no security audit log is created. Therefore, the security audit logs' Integrity is impacted.

Solution

A security audit log is added for unauthorized access attempts to any application in SAP NetWeaver Administrator.

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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