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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Apache Struts Vendors:   Apache Software Foundation
Apache Struts REST Plugin XStream XML Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040575
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1040575
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-1327   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 27 2018
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2.1.1 - 2.5.14.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apache Struts. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

A remote user can send a specially crafted XML request to cause denial of service conditions on the target service.

Systems using the XStream handler with the Struts REST plugin are affected.

Yevgeniy Grushka and Alvaro Munoz from HPE reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (2.5.16).

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/WW/S2-056

Vendor URL:  cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/WW/S2-056 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Oct 2 2018 (IBM Issues Fix for IBM Security Guardium) Apache Struts REST Plugin XStream XML Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Deny Service
IBM has issued a fix for IBM Security Guardium.



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Subject:  https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/WW/S2-056

 
 


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