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.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  10.0 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H


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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://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r6d03e45b81eab03580cf7f8bb51cb3e9a1b10a2cc0c6a2d3cc92ed0c@%3Cannounce.apache.org%3E
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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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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
Source:
Apache Software Foundation