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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-4386

Original release date: 09/05/2012
Last revised: 09/06/2012


The token check mechanism in Apache Struts 2.0.0 through 2.3.4 does not properly validate the token name configuration parameter, which allows remote attackers to perform cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks by setting the token name configuration parameter to a session attribute.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/WW-3858
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120901 CVE request: Apache Struts S2-010 and S2-011
External Source: XF
Name: apache-struts-csrf(78182)
External Source: BID
Name: 55346
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120901 Re: CVE request: Apache Struts S2-010 and S2-011
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://struts.apache.org/2.x/docs/s2-010.html
Type: Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) (CWE-352)