Apache Struts 'TextParseUtil.translateVariables' RCE Vulnerability (Linux)

2017-11-02T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310812065
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2017 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2019-05-17T00:00:00

Description

This host is running Apache Struts and is prone to remote code execution vulnerability.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
#
# Apache Struts 'TextParseUtil.translateVariables' RCE Vulnerability (Linux)
#
# Authors:
# Shakeel <bshakeel@secpod.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (C) 2017 Greenbone Networks GmbH, http://www.greenbone.net
#
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2
# (or any later version), as published by the Free Software Foundation.
#
# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
# GNU General Public License for more details.
#
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
# along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
# Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
###############################################################################

CPE = "cpe:/a:apache:struts";

if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.812065");
  script_version("2019-05-17T13:14:58+0000");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2016-3090");
  script_bugtraq_id(85131);
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"6.5");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2019-05-17 13:14:58 +0000 (Fri, 17 May 2019)");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2017-11-02 15:20:14 +0530 (Thu, 02 Nov 2017)");
  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"remote_banner_unreliable");
  script_name("Apache Struts 'TextParseUtil.translateVariables' RCE Vulnerability (Linux)");

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"This host is running Apache Struts and is
  prone to remote code execution vulnerability.");

  script_tag(name:"vuldetect", value:"Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.");

  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"The flaw exists due to an error in
  'TextParseUtil.translateVariables' method which does not filter malicious
  OGNL expressions.");

  script_tag(name:"impact", value:"Successful exploitation will allow an attacker
  to execute arbitrary code in the context of the affected application. Failed
  exploit attempts may cause a denial-of-service condition.");

  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"Apache Struts Version 2.0.0 through 2.3.16.3
  on Linux.");

  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"Upgrade to Apache Struts Version 2.3.24.1 or
  later.");

  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"VendorFix");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/WW/S2-027");

  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2017 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_family("Web application abuses");
  script_dependencies("gb_apache_struts_detect.nasl", "os_detection.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("ApacheStruts/installed", "Host/runs_unixoide");
  script_require_ports("Services/www", 8080);
  exit(0);
}

include("version_func.inc");
include("host_details.inc");

if(!appPort = get_app_port(cpe:CPE)){
  exit(0);
}

if(!appVer = get_app_version(cpe:CPE, port:appPort)){
  exit(0);
}

if(appVer =~ "^2\.")
{
  if(version_in_range(version:appVer, test_version:"2.0.0", test_version2:"2.3.16.3"))
  {
    report = report_fixed_ver(installed_version:appVer, fixed_version:"2.3.24.1");
    security_message(data:report, port:appPort);
    exit(0);
  }
}
exit(0);