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)
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 specificationThe 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.
The iView Catcher functionality is now disabled by default.
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 AS Java Home: SAP Netweaver Application Server Java wiki
- A dedicated SAP NetWeaver 7.40 Application Server for Java Security Guide exists.
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