Apache Struts XSLT File unrestricted upload

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A vulnerability was found in Apache Struts (Programming Tool Software) (unknown version) and classified as critical. This issue affects some unknown processing of the component XSLT File Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-434. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

A local code execution issue exists in Apache Struts2 when processing malformed XSLT files, which could let a malicious user upload and execute arbitrary files.

The weakness was published 12/05/2019. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2012-1592 since 03/12/2012. An attack has to be approached locally. Required for exploitation is a simple authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 12/06/2019).

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.0

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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-434
ATT&CK: Unknown

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03/12/2012 🔍
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Vendor: https://www.apache.org/

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CVE: CVE-2012-1592 (🔍)

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Created: 12/06/2019 07:24 AM
Updated: 12/06/2019 07:29 AM
Changes: (18) software_type vulnerability_cwe vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_au vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ci vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ii vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ai vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_pr vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_ui vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_s vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_c vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_i vulnerability_cvss3_nvd_a source_cve_assigned source_cve_nvd_summary
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