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Vulnerability of Apache Struts: privilege escalation

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions of Apache Struts, in order to escalate his privileges.
Vulnerable systems: Debian, Rational ClearCase, Tivoli System Automation, WebSphere AS Traditional, IBM WebSphere ESB, Oracle Directory Server, Oracle Directory Services Plus, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle GlassFish Server, Oracle Identity Management, Oracle iPlanet Web Server, Oracle OIT, Oracle Virtual Directory, WebLogic, Oracle Web Tier, SAS Add-in for Microsoft Office, SAS Analytics Pro, Base SAS Software, SAS BI Server, SAS Enterprise Guide, SAS Grid Computing, SAS Management Console, SAS OLAP Server, SAS SAS/ACCESS, SAS SAS/AF, SAS SAS/CONNECT, SAS SAS/EIS, SAS SAS/ETS, SAS SAS/FSP, SAS SAS/GRAPH, SAS SAS/IML, SAS SAS/INSIGHT, SAS SAS/OR, SAS SAS/STAT, SAS SAS/Web Report Studio.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Creation date: 31/03/2016.
Références of this weakness: 2015348, cpuoct2017, CVE-2015-0899, DSA-3536-1, ibm10716909, ibm10719287, ibm10719297, ibm10719301, ibm10719303, ibm10719307, swg22017524, VIGILANCE-VUL-19274.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass restrictions of Apache Struts, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This computer weakness bulletin impacts software or systems such as Debian, Rational ClearCase, Tivoli System Automation, WebSphere AS Traditional, IBM WebSphere ESB, Oracle Directory Server, Oracle Directory Services Plus, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Oracle GlassFish Server, Oracle Identity Management, Oracle iPlanet Web Server, Oracle OIT, Oracle Virtual Directory, WebLogic, Oracle Web Tier, SAS Add-in for Microsoft Office, SAS Analytics Pro, Base SAS Software, SAS BI Server, SAS Enterprise Guide, SAS Grid Computing, SAS Management Console, SAS OLAP Server, SAS SAS/ACCESS, SAS SAS/AF, SAS SAS/CONNECT, SAS SAS/EIS, SAS SAS/ETS, SAS SAS/FSP, SAS SAS/GRAPH, SAS SAS/IML, SAS SAS/INSIGHT, SAS SAS/OR, SAS SAS/STAT, SAS SAS/Web Report Studio.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer threat announce is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this threat announce.

Solutions for this threat 

Debian: new libstruts1.2-java packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian 7: libstruts1.2-java 1.2.9-5+deb7u2

IBM Rational ClearCase: solution for Apache Struts.
The solution is indicated in information sources.

IBM Tivoli System Automation Application Manager: solution for WebSphere AS.
The solution is indicated in information sources.

IBM WebSphere AS: patch for Apache Struts.
A patch is indicated in information sources.

Oracle Fusion Middleware: CPU of October 2017.
A Critical Patch Update is available:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2296870.1

SAS: Security Update 2020-08.
A patch is available:
  https://tshf.sas.com/techsup/download/hotfix/HF2/SAS_Security_Updates.html

WebSphere Enterprise Service: solution for Apache Struts.
The solution is indicated in information sources.
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