Apache Tomcat - Remote Code Execution (CVE-2017-12617)
- CVSSv3 Score
- Exploitable with Sniper
- Vulnerability description
Apache Tomcat is affected by a Remote Code Execution vulnerability. The root cause of this vulnerability consists in using a bad servlet context configuration with
readonly=falseand the PUT method allowed. Therefore, an unauthenticated remote attacker can use PUT method to upload
JSPfiles on the server and execute them.
- Exploit capabilities
Sniper can gain unauthenticated Remote Code Execution on the target system and extract multiple artefacts as evidence.
- Risk description
The risk exists that a remote unauthenticated attacker can fully compromise the server in order to steal confidential information, install ransomware, or pivot to the internal network.
Upgrade the Apache Struts to the latest version or to a version higher than: 9.0.0, 8.5.22, 8.0.46, 7.0.81.
- Detectable with
- Network Scanner
- Vuln date
- Oct 2017
- Published at
- Updated at
- Software Type
- Web server
- Not available