SAP Enterprise Portal RunContentCreation Cross Site Scripting

Credit: Yvan Genuer
Risk: High
Local: No
Remote: Yes

CVSS Base Score: 2.6/10
Impact Subscore: 2.9/10
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: High
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: None
Integrity impact: Partial
Availability impact: None

# Onapsis Security Advisory 2021-0022: SAP Enterprise Portal - XSS RunContentCreation ## Impact on Business Impact depends on the victim's privileges. In the worst case, a successful attack allow attacker to hijack administrator session and perform action like exfiltrate data, change data or shutdown the Portal. ## Advisory Information - Public Release Date: 01/26/2022 - Security Advisory ID: ONAPSIS-2021-0022 - Researcher(s): Yvan Genuer ## Vulnerability Information - Vendor: SAP - Affected Components: - EP-RUNTIME 7.30 - EP-RUNTIME 7.31 - EP-RUNTIME 7.40 - EP-RUNTIME 7.50 (Check SAP Note 3072920 for detailed information on affected releases) - Vulnerability Class: CWE-79 - CVSS v3 score: 8.3 AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H - Risk Level: High - Assigned CVE: CVE-2021-33703 - Vendor patch Information: SAP Security NOTE 3072920 ## Affected Components Description SAP Enterprise Portal is a web frontend component for SAP Netweaver. ## Vulnerability Details The SAP Portal servlet `````` ```.RunContentCreation``` do not sufficiently sanitize inputs, allowing javascript to be inserted in the web page. The attacker creates a link to the SAP Portal running the vulnerable component. This link contains malicious javascript code as parameter. When a victim clicks the link, the vulnerable component will send to the victim a legitimate web page that has the malicious javascript crafted by the attacker. The victim's browser will run the javascript in the context of the SAP Portal, allowing it to read and modify data associated to the Portal. ## Solution SAP has released SAP Note 3072920 which provide patched versions of the affected components. The patches can be downloaded from Onapsis strongly recommends SAP customers to download the related security fixes and apply them to the affected components in order to reduce business risks. ## Report Timeline - 04/28/2021: Onapsis sends details to SAP - 04/28/2021: SAP provides internal ID - 08/10/2021: SAP releases SAP Note fixing the issue. ## References - Onapsis blogpost: - CVE Mitre: - Vendor Patch: ## About Onapsis Research Labs Onapsis Research Labs provides the industry analysis of key security issues that impact business-critical systems and applications. Delivering frequent and timely security and compliance advisories with associated risk levels, Onapsis Research Labs combine in-depth knowledge and experience to deliver technical and business-context with sound security judgment to the broader information security community. Find all reported vulnerabilities at ## About Onapsis, Inc. Onapsis protects the mission-critical applications that run the global economy, from the core to the cloud. The Onapsis Platform uniquely delivers actionable insight, secure change, automated governance and continuous monitoring for critical systems—ERP, CRM, PLM, HCM, SCM and BI applications—from leading vendors such as SAP, Oracle, Salesforce and others, while keeping them protected and compliant. For more information, connect with us on Twitter or LinkedIn, or visit us at ## License This advisory is licensed under a [Creative Commons 4.0 BY-ND International License]( <br><br><img src="../../images/license_cc.png" align="left" height="36" width="112" > -- This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential and intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom they are addressed. If you have received this email in error please notify the system manager. This message contains confidential information and is intended only for the individual named. If you are not the named addressee you should not disseminate, distribute or copy this e-mail. Please notify the sender immediately by e-mail if you have received this e-mail by mistake and delete this e-mail from your system. If you are not the intended recipient you are notified that disclosing, copying, distributing or taking any action in reliance on the contents of this information is strictly prohibited.

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