High Severity
Affected system
Kernel
CVSS
8.1
Component
BC-CST-IC
Patch Day
2022-02
Released on
2022/02/08
SAP Note
3123427
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 3123427 was released on 08.02.2022 and deals with "[CVE-2022-22532] HTTP Request Smuggling in SAP NetWeaver Application Server Java" within Kernel. We advice you to follow the instructions, to resolve http request smuggling denial of service (dos) with a high potential for exploitation in component BC-CST-IC.

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 ‘Support Packages & Patches’ information. SAP NetWeaver Application Server Java allows unauthenticated attacker to craft a malicious HTTP server requests triggering improper shared buffer handling resulting in execution of malicious code, hijacking a user session or forcing the system to shutdown due to overload.

Solution

The memory handling of SAP NetWeaver Application Server Java was hardened

 

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