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CVE-2017-9805 Detail

Current Description

The REST Plugin in Apache Struts 2.1.2 through 2.3.x before 2.3.34 and 2.5.x before 2.5.13 uses an XStreamHandler with an instance of XStream for deserialization without any type filtering, which can lead to Remote Code Execution when deserializing XML payloads.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/15/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-9805
Original release date:
09/15/2017
Last revised:
11/09/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
8.1 High
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
5.9
Exploitability Score:
2.2
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
High
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/alert-cve-2017-9805-3889403.html Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/alert-cve-2017-9805-3889403.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100609 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 100609
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039263 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source SECTRACK 1039263
https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/entry/apache-struts-statement-on-equifax Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/entry/apache-struts-statement-on-equifax
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1488482 Issue Tracking; Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1488482
https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/WW/S2-052 Mitigation; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/WW/S2-052
https://lgtm.com/blog/apache_struts_CVE-2017-9805 External Source MISC https://lgtm.com/blog/apache_struts_CVE-2017-9805
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20170907-0001/ External Source CONFIRM https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20170907-0001/
https://struts.apache.org/docs/s2-052.html Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://struts.apache.org/docs/s2-052.html
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20170907-struts2 Third Party Advisory External Source CISCO 20170907 Multiple Vulnerabilities in Apache Struts 2 Affecting Cisco Products: September 2017
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/42627/ Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source EXPLOIT-DB 42627
https://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/112992 External Source CERT-VN VU#112992

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Deserialization of Untrusted Data (CWE-502)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.1.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.1.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.1.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.2.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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:2.3.20:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.20.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.20.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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:2.3.24.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.32:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.3.33:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.5.10.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.5.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:2.5.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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