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CVE-2018-1327 Detail

Current Description

The Apache Struts REST Plugin is using XStream library which is vulnerable and allow perform a DoS attack when using a malicious request with specially crafted XML payload. Upgrade to the Apache Struts version 2.5.16 and switch to an optional Jackson XML handler as described here http://struts.apache.org/plugins/rest/#custom-contenttypehandlers. Another option is to implement a custom XML handler based on the Jackson XML handler from the Apache Struts 2.5.16.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2018-4258247.html Patch Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/103516 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1040575 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/WW/S2-056 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20180330-0001/ Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:apache:struts:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
2.1.1
Up to (including)
2.5.14.1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-1327
NVD Published Date:
03/27/2018
NVD Last Modified:
03/08/2019