Apache Struts <= 2.3.36 FileUpload Deserialization Vulnerability
High Nessus Plugin ID 118732
SynopsisA web application running on the remote host uses a Java framework
that is affected by multiple denial of service vulnerabilities.
DescriptionThe version of Apache Struts running on the remote host is 2.3.36
or prior. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerability:
- A deserialization vulnerability in Apache Commons
FileUpload which could be leveraged for remote
code execution. (CVE-2016-1000031)
Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead
relied only on the application's self-reported version number.
SolutionUpgrade to Apache Struts version 2.5.12 or later.
Alternatively, apply the workaround referenced in the vendor advisory.