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VN 2017 002 CVE-2017-5638

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Vulnerability Notice

 
Vulnerability Summary
The Jakarta Multipart parser in Apache Struts 2 2.3.x before 2.3.32 and 2.5.x before 2.5.10.1 mishandles file upload, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a #cmd= string in a crafted Content-Type HTTP header, as exploited in the wild in March 2017

Background (From CVE Project)
CVE-2017-5638
   Release Date:  March 10, 2017
   CVSS v3 base score:  9.8 (critical)

Impact 
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
Products Potentially Affected
The following is the vulnerability status of the software products supported by Extreme Networks for this issue:
 
ExtremeXOS (all products)No
A, B, C, D, G, I and 800 Series Fixed SwitchesInvestigating
IDS/IPS No
ExtremeWireless (IdentiFi)No
Extreme CloudNo
N, K, SSA, and S Modular SwitchesNo
Extreme Management (Netsight)No
Extreme Control (NAC)No
Extreme Analytics (Purview)No
Security Information & Event ManagerInvestigating 
X-Series Secure Core Router Investigating 
XSR (X-Pedition Security Router)No
Impact Details
ExtremeXOS (all products)
  • Vulnerable Yes / No: No,  this vulnerability applies to Apache struts 2 framework which is not used in XOS
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A, B, C, D, G, I and 800 Series Fixed Switches
  • Vulnerable Yes / No: Investigating
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IDS/IPS
  • Vulnerable Yes / No:  No
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ExtremeWireless (IdentiFi)​
Extreme Networks Wireless Controllers:
  • Vulnerable Yes / No: No,  ExtremeWireless controllers do not use Apache struts nor multi part file handler
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Extreme Networks Wireless 26xx, 36xx, 37xx, 38xx and 39xx series APs
  • Vulnerable Yes/ No:  No,  ExtremeWireless AP's do not use Apache struts nor multi part file handler
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ExtremeCloud
  • Vulnerable Yes / No:  No,  ExtremeCloud does not use Apache struts, nor the file upload handler
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N, K, SSA, and S Modular Switches
  • Vulnerable Yes / No: No,  EOS does  not include the vulnerable feature
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Extreme Management (NetSight)
  • Vulnerable Yes / No:   No
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Extreme Control (NAC)
  • Vulnerable Yes / No:   No
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Extreme Analytics (Purview)
  • Vulnerable Yes / No:  No
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Security Information & Event Manager
  • Vulnerable Yes / No: Investigating
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X-Series Secure Core Router
  • Vulnerable Yes / No: Investigating
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XSR (X-Pedition Security Router)
  • Vulnerable Yes / No:  No, product does not use Apache
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Repair Recommendations
The resolution to any threat or issue is dependent upon a number of things, including the setup of the computer network and how the local IT team wants to address the situation. Accordingly, in addition to updating the software as recommended in this document, the local IT team will need to analyze and address the situation in a manner that it determines will best address the set-up of its computer network. Update the software, identified in this Notice, in your Extreme Networks products by replacing it with the latest releases from Extreme Networks including those listed above.

Firmware and software can be downloaded from www.extremenetworks.com/support.
Legal Notice
This advisory notice is provided on an “as is” basis and Extreme Networks makes no representations or warranties of any kind, expressly disclaiming the warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular use. Use of the information provided herein or materials linked from this advisory notice is at your own risk. Extreme Networks reserves the right to change or update this document at any time, and expects to update this document as new information becomes available. The information provided herein is applicable to current Extreme Networks products identified herein and is not intended to be any representation of future functionality or compatibility with any third-party technologies referenced herein. This notice shall not change any contract or agreement that you have entered into with Extreme Networks.

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