Upstream information

CVE-2016-1181 at MITRE

Description in Apache Struts 1 1.x through 1.3.10 mishandles multithreaded access to an ActionForm instance, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (unexpected memory access) via a multipart request, a related issue to CVE-2015-0899.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Ignore

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 8.1
Vector AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

Note from the SUSE Security Team

The problematic code is not used in SUSE products.

SUSE Bugzilla entries: 983684 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX], 983728 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

SUSE Security Advisories:
  • TID7021433, published Sat Mar 3 09:45:57 UTC 2018
  • TID7021937, published Sa 3. Mär 12:00:22 CET 2018

Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise SDK 11 SP4 struts Ignore
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4 LTSS struts Ignore
SUSE Manager Server 2.1 struts Ignore
SUSE Manager Server 3.0 struts Ignore