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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-0112

Original release date: 04/29/2014
Last revised: 04/16/2015


ParametersInterceptor in Apache Struts before does not properly restrict access to the getClass method, which allows remote attackers to "manipulate" the ClassLoader and execute arbitrary code via a crafted request. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2014-0094.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
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.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2014-0007.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuapr2015-2365600.html
External Source: MISC
Name: http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/127215/VMware-Security-Advisory-2014-0007.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/WW/S2-021
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20140625 NEW VMSA-2014-0007 - VMware product updates address security vulnerabilities in Apache Struts library
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20140426 [ANN] Struts GA release available - security fix
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1091939
External Source: JVNDB
Name: JVNDB-2014-000045
External Source: JVN
Name: JVN#19294237

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:2.0.0
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:2.0.1
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:2.0.10
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:2.0.11
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:2.0.12
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:2.0.13
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:2.0.14
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:2.0.2
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:2.0.3
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:2.0.4
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:2.0.5
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:2.0.6
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:2.0.7
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:2.0.8
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:2.0.9
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:2.1.0
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:2.1.1
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:2.1.2
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:2.1.3
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:2.1.4
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:2.1.5
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:2.1.6
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:2.1.8
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:2.2.1
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:2.2.3
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:2.3.1
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:2.3.12
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:2.3.14
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:2.3.15
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:2.3.16
* cpe:/a:apache:struts: and previous versions
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:2.3.3
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:2.3.4
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:2.3.7
* cpe:/a:apache:struts:2.3.8

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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

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