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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-5057

Original release date: 01/08/2012
Last revised: 01/09/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Apache Struts 2.3.1.1 and earlier provides interfaces that do not properly restrict access to collections such as the session and request collections, which might allow remote attackers to modify run-time data values via a crafted parameter to an application that implements an affected interface, as demonstrated by the SessionAware, RequestAware, ApplicationAware, ServletRequestAware, ServletResponseAware, and ParameterAware interfaces. NOTE: the vendor disputes the significance of this report because of an "easy work-around in existing apps by configuring the interceptor."

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: MISC
Name: http://codesecure.blogspot.com/2011/12/struts-2-session-tampering-via.html
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 47109
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/WW-3631
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/WW-2264
Type: Advisory

Technical Details

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