CVE-2017-5638 (retired)

Priority
Description
The Jakarta Multipart parser in Apache Struts 2 2.3.x before 2.3.32 and
2.5.x before 2.5.10.1 has incorrect exception handling and error-message
generation during file-upload attempts, which allows remote attackers to
execute arbitrary commands via a crafted Content-Type, Content-Disposition,
or Content-Length HTTP header, as exploited in the wild in March 2017 with
a Content-Type header containing a #cmd= string.
Notes
sarnold"Affected Software Struts 2.3.5 - Struts 2.3.31,
Struts 2.5 - Struts 2.5.10"
Package
Upstream:not-affected
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):DNE
More Information

Updated: 2019-10-09 08:01:09 UTC (commit 33aea848a182c0afcd0a3f927a01a7ecd9a061ee)