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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
Description Last Modified:  09/15/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.1 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 2.2


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 v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/alert-cve-2017-9805-3889403.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100609 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039263 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://blogs.apache.org/foundation/entry/apache-struts-statement-on-equifax Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1488482 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/WW/S2-052 Mitigation Vendor Advisory
https://lgtm.com/blog/apache_struts_CVE-2017-9805
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20170907-0001/
https://struts.apache.org/docs/s2-052.html Vendor Advisory
https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20170907-struts2 Third Party Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/42627/ Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/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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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-9805
NVD Published Date:
09/15/2017
NVD Last Modified:
11/09/2017