Executive Summary

Summary
Title Apache Struts 2 is vulnerable to remote code execution
Informations
NameVU#834067First vendor Publication2017-03-14
VendorVU-CERTLast vendor Modification2017-03-14
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionM

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score10Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score10Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score10AuthenticationNone Required
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Detail

Vulnerability Note VU#834067

Apache Struts 2 is vulnerable to remote code execution

Original Release date: 14 Mar 2017 | Last revised: 14 Mar 2017

Overview

Apache Struts, versions 2.3.5 - 2.3.31 and 2.5 - 2.5.10, is vulnerable to code injection leading to remote code execution (RCE).

Description

CWE-94: Improper Control of Generation of Code - CVE-2017-5638

An attacker can execute arbitrary OGNL code included in the "Content-Type" header of a file upload.

This vulnerability is actively being exploited.

Impact

An unauthenticated remote attacker can execute arbitrary commands with the privileges of the user running Apache Struts.

Solution

Apply an update
Update to Apache Struts 2.3.32 or 2.5.10.1

If you are unable to update Struts, please see the workaround suggested by Apache here.

Vendor Information (Learn More)

VendorStatusDate NotifiedDate Updated
Apache StrutsAffected-14 Mar 2017
If you are a vendor and your product is affected, let us know.

CVSS Metrics (Learn More)

GroupScoreVector
Base10.0AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Temporal8.7E:H/RL:OF/RC:C
Environmental8.7CDP:N/TD:H/CR:ND/IR:ND/AR:ND

References

  • https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/WW/S2-045
  • http://blog.talosintelligence.com/2017/03/apache-0-day-exploited.html
  • https://www.imperva.com/blog/2017/03/cve-2017-5638-new-remote-code-execution-rce-vulnerability-in-apache-struts-2/
  • http://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlabs-security-intelligence/cve-2017-5638-apache-struts-vulnerability-remote-code-execution/
  • https://github.com/rapid7/metasploit-framework/issues/8064
  • https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/41570/
  • https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/94.html

Credit

This document was written by Trent Novelly.

Other Information

  • CVE IDs:CVE-2017-5638
  • Date Public:06 Mar 2017
  • Date First Published:14 Mar 2017
  • Date Last Updated:14 Mar 2017
  • Document Revision:7

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Original Source

Url : http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/834067

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

%idName
100 %CWE-20Improper Input Validation

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application53

SAINT Exploits

DescriptionLink
Apache Struts 2 Jakarta Multipart Parser file upload command executionMore info here

Snort® IPS/IDS

DateDescription
2017-04-12Apache Struts remote code execution attempt
RuleID : 41923 - Revision : 3 - Type : SERVER-APACHE
2017-04-12Apache Struts remote code execution attempt
RuleID : 41922 - Revision : 3 - Type : SERVER-APACHE
2017-04-12Apache Struts remote code execution attempt
RuleID : 41819 - Revision : 2 - Type : SERVER-APACHE
2017-04-12Apache Struts remote code execution attempt
RuleID : 41818 - Revision : 3 - Type : SERVER-APACHE

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

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File : oracle_weblogic_server_cpu_apr_2017.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-03-08Name : The remote web server contains a web application that uses a Java framework t...
File : struts_2_5_10_1_rce.nasl - Type : ACT_ATTACK
2017-03-07Name : The remote host contains a web application that uses a Java framework that is...
File : struts_2_5_10_1_win_local.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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2017-07-20 13:24:59
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2017-04-22 13:25:52
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2017-03-28 13:25:26
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2017-03-15 00:23:04
  • First insertion