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HistoryMar 09, 2017 - 12:00 a.m.

K43451236 : Apache Struts 2 vulnerability CVE-2017-5638

2017-03-0900:00:00
my.f5.com
986

AI Score

10

Confidence

High

EPSS

0.975

Percentile

100.0%

Security Advisory 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. (CVE-2017-5638)

Impact

There is no impact; F5 products are not affected by this vulnerability.

Note: For information about using an iRule to protect your web servers behind the BIG-IP virtual server, refer to theSecurity Advisory Recommended Actions section.