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RHSA-2014:0474: struts security update

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
8 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) April 29, 2014 May 07, 2014 July 03, 2017

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Description

Apache Struts is a framework for building web applications with Java.It was found that the Struts 1 ActionForm object allowed access to the'class' parameter, which is directly mapped to the getClass() method. Aremote attacker could use this flaw to manipulate the ClassLoader used byan application server running Struts 1. This could lead to remote codeexecution under certain conditions. (CVE-2014-0114)All struts users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, whichcontain a backported patch to correct this issue. All running applicationsusing struts must be restarted for this update to take effect.

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Solution

redhat-upgrade-struts

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