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[ERPSCAN-14-016] SAP NetWeaver HTTPd – Partial HTTP POST requests DoS

Application: SAP
Versions Affected: SAP Netweaver 7.02/7.3, probably others
Vendor URL: http://www.sap.com
Bugs: Denial of Service
Exploits: YES
Reported: 19.09.2012
Vendor response: 20.09.2012
Date of Public Advisory: 17.10.2014
Reference: SAP Security Note 1966655
Author: Alexey Tyurin (ERPScan)

Description
A remote attacker can conduct a denial of service attack against SAP NetWeaver, or affect its control flow, without authorization.

Business Risk
An attacker can use a denial of service vulnerability for terminating the process of the vulnerable component. As a result, nobody can use this service, which has a negative influence on business processes. System downtime also harms business reputation.

Defense

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