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Security Advisory - Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in Jackson JSON library of Apache Struts2

  • SA No:huawei-sa-20180228-01-struts
  • Initial Release Date: 2018.02.28
  • Last Release Date: 2018.02.28

Apache Struts2 released a remote code execution vulnerability in S2-055 on the official website. An attacker is possible to perform a Remote Code Execution (RCE) attack with a malicious JSON packet. (Vulnerability ID: HWPSIRT-2017-12002)

This vulnerability has been assigned a Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-7525.

Huawei has released software updates to fix this vulnerability. This advisory is available at the following link:

http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/security-advisories/huawei-sa-20180228-01-struts-en

Product Name

Affected Version

Resolved Product and Version

eSDK

3.1.0

Upgrade to 3.2.RC1

3.1.0.SPC100

An attacker is possible to perform a RCE (Remote Code Execution) attack with a malicious JSON packet.

The vulnerability classification has been performed by using the CVSSv3 scoring system (http://www.first.org/cvss/specification-document).

Base Score: 9.8 (AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Temporal Score: 9.1 (E:F/RL:O/RC:C)

This vulnerability can be exploited only when the following conditions are present:

An attacker can access the vulnerable products by network.

Vulnerability details:

Apache Struts2 released a remote code execution vulnerability in S2-055 on the official website. An attacker is possible to perform a Remote Code Execution (RCE) attack with a malicious JSON packet.

Customers should contact Huawei TAC (Huawei Technical Assistance Center) to request the upgrades. For TAC contact information, please refer to Huawei worldwide website at http://www.huawei.com/en/psirt/report-vulnerabilities.

This vulnerability was disclosed in S2-055 on the Apache Struts2 official website.

2018-02-28 V1.0 INITIAL

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