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Security Advisory 07-010 – Re-introduction of Cross-site Scripting/Cookie Theft Vulnerability

Vulnerability Title:

Re-introduction of Cross-site Scripting/Cookie Theft Vulnerability.

Vulnerable System:

SAP Internet Transaction AServer

Previous Vendor Information:

Originally vendor contacted on 02.08.2003 Product: ITS, Version 6.20 Bugtraq ID: 8517 CVE: CAN-2003-0749

Vulnerability discovery and development:

Portcullis Security Testing Services

Credit for Discovery:

Andrew Davies – Portcullis Computer Security Ltd.

Affected Systems:

Version 6200.1017.50954.0, Build 730827 (win32/IIS 5.0)


Object: wgate.dll (win32 CGI-Communication Binary)


Insufficient input and output validation on miscellaneous userinput-parameters enables insertion of html/client side scripting tags.




Due to excessive usage of cookies for managing sessions and/or states cookie-theft is very likely.

Vendor Status:

Vendor advised and has stated that the solution and workaround are available through SAP note 1052053.


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