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CVE-2012-0391 Detail


The ExceptionDelegator component in Apache Struts before interprets parameter values as OGNL expressions during certain exception handling for mismatched data types of properties, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary Java code via a crafted parameter.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/08/2012

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
9.3 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name Exploit External Source BUGTRAQ 20120105 SEC Consult SA-20120104-0 :: Multiple critical vulnerabilities in Apache Struts2 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM External Source CONFIRM Exploit External Source EXPLOIT-DB 18329 External Source CONFIRM Exploit External Source MISC

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