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.
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 220.127.116.11 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.
Last Update: 3/14/2022
Initial Public Release: 3/21/2017
Advisory ID: PLYVC17-01
CVE ID: CVE-2017-5638
CVSS Score: 10.0
Poly products are not vulnerable to the Apache Struts vulnerability reported in CVE-2017-5638 and no action is needed.
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