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Unrestricted Upload of File with Dangerous Type


Severity High
Score 7.2/10


SAP NetWeaver AS JAVA, versions - 7.20, 7.30, 7.31, 7.40, 7.50, allows an attacker who is authenticated as an administrator to use the administrator console, to expose unauthenticated access to the file system and upload a malicious file. The attacker or another user can then use a separate mechanism to execute OS commands through the uploaded file leading to Privilege Escalation and completely compromise the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the server operating system and any application running on it.

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CWE-434 - Unrestricted Upload of File with dangerous type

'Unrestricted file upload with dangerous type' attacks involve an attacker uploading or transferring files of dangerous types to the server. The severity of such an attack depends upon the execution mechanism and the storage location of the uploaded file. Thus, it may range from simple defacement to arbitrary file execution, and complete system takeover.


Advisory Timeline

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