Information disclosure in SAP NetWeaver AS Java

Published: 2020-12-08
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2020-26816
Exploitation vector Local network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
SAP NetWeaver
Server applications / Application servers

Vendor SAP

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.

1) Cleartext storage of sensitive information

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2020-26816

CWE-ID: CWE-312 - Cleartext Storage of Sensitive Information

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote user to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to absent encryption in Key Storage Service. A remote privileged user on the local network can gain access to sensitive information.


Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

SAP NetWeaver: 7.10, 7.11, 7.20, 7.30, 7.31, 7.40, 7.50

CPE External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote authenticated privileged user via the local network (LAN).

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.