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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Apache Struts Vendors:   Apache Software Foundation
Apache Struts Bug in 'Struts 1 Plugin' Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1038838
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-9791   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 7 2017
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.3.x
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apache Struts. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send a specially crafted parameter value to execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target service.

The 'Struts 1 plugin' in Struts 2 is affected when using a Struts 1 action.

icez from Tophant Competence Center reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has provided mitigation instructions in their advisory.

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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