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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-2251

Original release date: 07/19/2013
Last revised: 03/31/2016


Apache Struts 2.0.0 through 2.3.15 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary OGNL expressions via a parameter with a crafted (1) action:, (2) redirect:, or (3) redirectAction: prefix.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
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: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujul2015-2367936.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://struts.apache.org/release/2.3.x/docs/s2-016.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MISC
Name: http://cxsecurity.com/issue/WLB-2014010087
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1029184
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://archiva.apache.org/security.html
External Source: XF
Name: apache-archiva-ognl-command-exec(90392)
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20131013 Apache Software Foundation A Subsite Remote command execution
External Source: BID
Name: 64758
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2014-1972949.html
External Source: CISCO
Name: 20131023 Apache Struts 2 Command Execution Vulnerability in Multiple Cisco Products
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20140114 Re: CVE Request: Apache Archiva Remote Command Execution 0day

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