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Poly Systems - Apache Struts Impact

Vulnerability Summary

The Apache Software Foundation publicly announced on March 6th, a new remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability in Apache Struts 2, an open-source software framework. Poly products do not contain Apache Struts 2 and therefore are not vulnerable to this CVE.

 

Details

CVE 2017-5638 – Apache Struts
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.

Published

Last Update: 3/14/2022
Initial Public Release: 3/21/2017
Advisory ID:  PLYVC17-01

CVE ID: CVE-2017-5638
CVSS Score: 10.0
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Solution

Poly products are not vulnerable to the Apache Struts vulnerability reported in CVE-2017-5638 and no action is needed.

Contact

Any customer using an affected system who is concerned about this vulnerability within their deployment should contact Poly Technical Support(888) 248-4143, (916) 928-7561, or visit the Poly Support Site.

 

Revision History
VERSION DATE DESCRIPTION
1.0 3/21/2017 Initial Release
2.0 3/14/2022 Format Changes

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