Denial of service in SAP NetWeaver

Published: 2017-10-11 14:03:27
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2017-9845
CVSSv3 4.6 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-400
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Not available
Vulnerable software SAP NetWeaver
Vulnerable software versions SAP NetWeaver 7.4
Vendor URL SAP

Security Advisory

1) Resource exhaustion

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to cause DoS condition on the target system.

The vulnerability exists in SAP NetWeaver Dynpro Engine due to improper handling of DIAG requests by the disp+work process port. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted DIAG request, trigger resource exhaustion and cause the service to crash.

Remediation

Install update from vendor's website.

External links

https://launchpad.support.sap.com/#/notes/2405918

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