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CentOS Update for struts CESA-2014:0474 centos5

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

CentOS Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

8 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The remote host is missing an update for the 'struts' package(s) announced via the referenced advisory.

Insight

Insight

Apache Struts is a framework for building web applications with Java. It was found that the Struts 1 ActionForm object allowed access to the 'class' parameter, which is directly mapped to the getClass() method. A remote attacker could use this flaw to manipulate the ClassLoader used by an application server running Struts 1. This could lead to remote code execution under certain conditions. (CVE-2014-0114) All struts users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue. All running applications using struts must be restarted for this update to take effect.

Affected Software

Affected Software

struts on CentOS 5

Solution

Solution

Please install the updated packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)