High Severity
Affected system
Java
CVSS
8.1
Component
EP-PIN-URL-UIV
Patch Day
2021-08
Released on
2021/08/10
SAP Note
3074844
Workaround
No
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Advisory

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 3074844 was released on 10.08.2021 and deals with "[CVE-2021-33705] Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF) vulnerability in SAP NetWeaver Enterprise Portal" within Java. We advice you to follow the instructions, to resolve server-side request forgery (ssrf) with a high potential for exploitation in component EP-PIN-URL-UIV.

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

Risk specification

The SAP NetWeaver Portal component iView Editor allows an unauthenticated attacker to craft a malicious URL which when clicked by a user can make any type of request (e.g. POST, GET) to any internal or external server resulting in a Server Side Request Forgery (SSRF) vulnerability.

Solution

The iView Catcher functionality is now disabled by default.

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

  • EP-ADMIN 7.10-7.11
  • EP-ADMIN 7.20
  • EP-ADMIN 7.30
  • EP-ADMIN 7.31
  • EP-ADMIN 7.40
  • EP-ADMIN 7.50

 

 

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