Security Bulletin:Vulnerability in Apache Struts affects Storwize V7000 Unified (CVE-2017-5638)


## Summary A vulnerability in the Apache Struts component affects the Service Assistant GUI of Storwize V7000 Unified allowing arbitrary code execution. The Command Line Interface is unaffected. ## Vulnerability Details **CVEID:** [_CVE-2017-5638_](<https://vulners.com/cve/CVE-2017-5638>)** DESCRIPTION:** Apache Struts could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an error when performing a file upload based on Jakarta Multipart parser. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a malicious Content-Type value to execute arbitrary code on the system. CVSS Base Score: 7.3 CVSS Temporal Score: See [_https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/122776_](<https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/122776>) for the current score CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L) ## Affected Products and Versions IBM Storwize V7000 Unified The product is affected when running code releases 1.5.x and to ## Remediation/Fixes A fix for these issues is in version of IBM Storwize V7000 Unified. Version 1.5 is end of service. Customers running on this release of IBM Storwize V7000 Unified can upgrade to v1.6.2.2 for a fix. [_Latest Storwize V7000 Unified Software_](<http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=ssg1S1003918&myns=s028&mynp=OCST5Q4U&mync=E>) Please contact IBM support for assistance in upgrading your system. ## Workarounds and Mitigations Although IBM recommends that you install a level of code with a fix for this vulnerability, you can mitigate, although not eliminate, your risk until you have done so by ensuring that all users who have access to the system are authenticated by another security system such as a firewall. ##

Affected Software

CPE Name Name Version
ibm storwize v7000 unified (2073) 1.5
ibm storwize v7000 unified (2073) 1.6