RHSA-2014:0474: struts security update
|8||(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)||April 30, 2014||May 08, 2014||July 04, 2017|
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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