CVE-2017-9804

high

Description

In Apache Struts 2.3.7 through 2.3.33 and 2.5 through 2.5.12, if an application allows entering a URL in a form field and built-in URLValidator is used, it is possible to prepare a special URL which will be used to overload server process when performing validation of the URL. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for S2-047 / CVE-2017-7672.

References

http://www.arubanetworks.com/assets/alert/ARUBA-PSA-2017-003.txt

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/alert-cve-2017-9805-3889403.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100612

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039261

https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20180629-0001/

https://struts.apache.org/docs/s2-050.html

https://tools.cisco.com/security/center/content/CiscoSecurityAdvisory/cisco-sa-20170907-struts2

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-09-20

Updated: 2019-10-03

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH