Selligent Message Studio Struts Code Execution (CVE-2017-5638)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 141576


The remote web application is affected by a code execution vulnerability.


The instance of Selligent Message Studio running on the remote host is affected by CVE-2017-5638, a code execution vulnerability in Apache Struts (S2-045). A remote, unauthenticated attacker can exploit this issue, via a specially crafted HTTP request, to execute code on the remote host.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 141576

File Name: selligent_message_studio_rce.nbin

Version: 1.19

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 10/20/2020

Updated: 4/25/2022

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-5638


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 10


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 9.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/a:selligent:selligent_message_studio

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Selligent Message Studio

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploited by Nessus: true

Patch Publication Date: 3/6/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/6/2017

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 5/3/2022

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (Apache Struts Jakarta Multipart Parser OGNL Injection)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-5638

BID: 96729

CERT: 834067