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CVE-2012-0392 Detail


The CookieInterceptor component in Apache Struts before does not use the parameter-name whitelist, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a crafted HTTP Cookie header that triggers Java code execution through a static method.

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 Exploit External Source MLIST [dailydave] 20120106 Apache Struts Exploit External Source MISC

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

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