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.