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3328137 - Does openssl CVE-2022-3996 affect Netweaver ABAP environment?


Openssl has announced a vulnerability CVE-2022-3996 and it's unclear that if Netweaver ABAP environment will be impacted.

Detailed Description for CVE-2022-3996:

If an X.509 certificate contains a malformed policy constraint and policy processing is enabled, then a write lock will be taken twice recursively. On some operating systems (most widely: Windows) this results in a denial of service when the affected process hangs. Policy processing being enabled on a publicly facing server is not considered to be a common setup. Policy processing is enabled by passing the `-policy' argument to the command line utilities or by calling the `X509_VERIFY_PARAM_set1_policies()' function. Update (31 March 2023): The description of the policy processing enablement was corrected based on CVE-2023-0466.



Netweaver AS ABAP


ABAP platform all versions


TLS, CVE-2022-3996, Netweaver, AS ABAP, Openssl  , KBA , BC-SEC-SSL , Secure Sockets Layer Protocol , Problem

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