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[ERPSCAN-09-040] SAP Netweaver wsnavigator — XSS Security Vulnerability

DSECRG Advisories

Application: SAP Netweaver
Versions Affected: Version 6.4-7.0
Vendor URL:
Bugs: XSS
Exploits: YES
Reported: 26.05.2009
Vendor response: 27.05.2009
Date of Public Advisory: 13.07.2010
Author: Alexander Polyakov

SAP Netweaver system has linked XSS security vulnerability in wsnavigator component. Linked XSS vulnerability was found in wsnavigator component

Business Risk
An attacker can use XSS vulnerability by sending a link on malicious script to an unaware user via an e-mail, messaging or social networks. The end user browser has no way to know that the script should not be trusted, and will execute the script. The malicious script can get an access to any cookies, session tokens, or other sensitive information retained by your browser and used with SAP web applications like Portal, CRM, SRM and others. This script can even rewrite the content of an HTML page. Thus, an attacker can gain access to user session and gain control on business-critical information which can be accessed by victim.