Apache Struts 2.x < 2.3.16.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities (S2-020) (Windows)

Published: 2019-08-28 07:41:10
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Summary:
This host is running Apache Struts and is prone to multiple vulnerabilities.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Recommendations:
Upgrade to Struts 2.3.16.2 or later.

Technical Details:
The default upload mechanism in Apache Struts 2 is based on Commons FileUpload version 1.3 which is vulnerable and allows DoS attacks. Additional ParametersInterceptor allows access to 'class' parameter which is directly mapped to getClass() method and allows ClassLoader manipulation.

Affected Versions:
Struts 2.0.0 - Struts 2.3.16.1.

Impact:
A remote attacker can execute arbitrary Java code via crafted parameters or cause a Denial of Service.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Remote Banner

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-0050
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-0094

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/65400
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/65999

References:

https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/WW/S2-020
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/65400
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/65999

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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