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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-4387

Original release date: 09/05/2012
Last revised: 09/13/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Apache Struts 2.0.0 through 2.3.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a long parameter name, which is processed as an OGNL expression.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120901 CVE request: Apache Struts S2-010 and S2-011
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 50420
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/WW-3860
External Source: BID
Name: 55346
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://struts.apache.org/2.x/docs/s2-011.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: apache-struts-parameters-dos(78183)
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120901 Re: CVE request: Apache Struts S2-010 and S2-011

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)