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Apache Struts 2 Struts 1 Plugin Showcase OGNL Code Execution

Disclosed
07/07/2017
Created
06/14/2018

Description

This module exploits a remote code execution vulnerability in the Struts Showcase app in the Struts 1 plugin example in Struts 2.3.x series. Remote Code Execution can be performed via a malicious field value.

Author(s)

  • icez <ic3z at qq dot com>
  • Nixawk
  • xfer0

Development

References

Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use exploit/multi/http/struts2_code_exec_showcase
msf exploit(struts2_code_exec_showcase) > show targets
    ...targets...
msf exploit(struts2_code_exec_showcase) > set TARGET < target-id >
msf exploit(struts2_code_exec_showcase) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf exploit(struts2_code_exec_showcase) > exploit

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