Intrusion Prevention

Apache.Struts.2.CookieInterceptor.OGNL.Remote.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Remote Code Execution vulnerability in Apache's Struts 2 web application framework.
The vulnerability is due to an improper interpretation of cookies name. As a result, a remote attacker can send a crafted HTTP request to an affected server allowing the attacker to execute arbitrary Java code and OS commands.

Affected Products

Apache Software Foundation Struts 2 version 2.3.1.1 and earlier versions

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://struts.apache.org/2.x/docs/s2-008.html

CVE References

CVE-2012-0392