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Security Bulletin: Multiple Vulnerabilities in Struts v2 affect IBM Opportunity Detect

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Summary

Struts v2 vulnerabilities affect IBM Opportunity Detect. IBM Opportunity Detect has addressed the applicable CVEs.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-3087
DESCRIPTION: Apache Struts could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by the passing of a malicious expression when Dynamic Method Invocation is enabled. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the REST Plugin to execute arbitrary code on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 8.1
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/113685 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2016-3093
DESCRIPTION: Apache Struts is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the improper implementation of cache used to store method references by the OGNL expression language. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to block access to a Web site.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/113686 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

CVEID: CVE-2016-4430
DESCRIPTION: Apache Struts is vulnerable to cross-site request forgery, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. By persuading an authenticated user to visit a malicious Web site, a remote attacker could send a malformed expression to bypass token validation. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to perform cross-site scripting attacks, Web cache poisoning, and other malicious activities.
CVSS Base Score: 8.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/114185 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

CVEID: CVE-2016-4431
DESCRIPTION: Apache Struts could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by an error in the default action method. By sending a specially crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass internal security mechanism and redirect the victim to an arbitrary site.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/114187 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2016-4433
DESCRIPTION: Apache Struts could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by an error in the Getter as action method. By sending a specially crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass internal security mechanism and redirect the victim to an arbitrary site.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/114186 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2016-4436
DESCRIPTION: An unspecified error Apache Struts related to the method used to clean up action name has an unknown impact and attack vector.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/114183 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2016-4465
DESCRIPTION: Apache Struts is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error when using a built-in URLValidator. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to overload the server process.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/114188 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Opportunity Detect 9.1.1 - 10.0

Remediation/Fixes

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

23 Sep 2016 : Original version published

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Document information

More support for: IBM Opportunity Detect

Software version: 9.1.1, 9.1.2, 10.0

Operating system(s): Linux

Reference #: 1987854

Modified date: 23 September 2016