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CVE-2017-5638 Detail

Current Description

The Jakarta Multipart parser in Apache Struts 2 2.3.x before 2.3.32 and 2.5.x before 2.5.10.1 has incorrect exception handling and error-message generation during file-upload attempts, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a crafted Content-Type, Content-Disposition, or Content-Length HTTP header, as exploited in the wild in March 2017 with a Content-Type header containing a #cmd= string.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/22/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 10.0 CRITICAL
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 6.0
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Changed
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 10.0 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blog.talosintelligence.com/2017/03/apache-0-day-exploited.html Technical Description Third Party Advisory
http://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlabs-security-intelligence/cve-2017-5638-apache-struts-vulnerability-remote-code-execution/ Technical Description Third Party Advisory
http://www.arubanetworks.com/assets/alert/ARUBA-PSA-2017-002.txt
http://www.eweek.com/security/apache-struts-vulnerability-under-attack.html Press/Media Coverage
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2017-3236622.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/96729 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037973
https://arstechnica.com/security/2017/03/critical-vulnerability-under-massive-attack-imperils-high-impact-sites/ Press/Media Coverage
https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/WW/S2-045 Mitigation Vendor Advisory
https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/WW/S2-046
https://exploit-db.com/exploits/41570 Exploit VDB Entry
https://git1-us-west.apache.org/repos/asf?p=struts.git;a=commit;h=352306493971e7d5a756d61780d57a76eb1f519a Patch
https://git1-us-west.apache.org/repos/asf?p=struts.git;a=commit;h=6b8272ce47160036ed120a48345d9aa884477228 Patch
https://github.com/mazen160/struts-pwn Exploit
https://github.com/rapid7/metasploit-framework/issues/8064 Exploit
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-hpesbgn03733en_us
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-hpesbgn03749en_us
https://h20566.www2.hpe.com/hpsc/doc/public/display?docLocale=en_US&docId=emr_na-hpesbhf03723en_us
https://isc.sans.edu/diary/22169 Technical Description Third Party Advisory
https://nmap.org/nsedoc/scripts/http-vuln-cve2017-5638.html Third Party Advisory
https://packetstormsecurity.com/files/141494/S2-45-poc.py.txt Exploit VDB Entry
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20170310-0001/
https://struts.apache.org/docs/s2-045.html
https://struts.apache.org/docs/s2-046.html
https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/product_security/len-14200
https://twitter.com/theog150/status/841146956135124993 Third Party Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/41614/
https://www.imperva.com/blog/2017/03/cve-2017-5638-new-remote-code-execution-rce-vulnerability-in-apache-struts-2/
https://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/834067
https://www.symantec.com/security-center/network-protection-security-advisories/SA145

Technical Details

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Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.14.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.14.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.14.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.15.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.15.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.15.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.16.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.16.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.16.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.19:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.20.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.20.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.20.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.23:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.24:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.24.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.24.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.24.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.25:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.26:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.27:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.28:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.28.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.29:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.30:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.31:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 2
OR
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.5.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.5.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.5.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-5638
NVD Published Date:
03/10/2017
NVD Last Modified:
03/03/2018