Intrusion Prevention

Apache.Struts.2.DefaultActionMapper.Remote.Command.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a remote Command Execution vulnerability in Apache Struts 2.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitizing of parameters in the application. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary command within the context of the application.

Affected Products

Struts 2.0.0 - Struts 2.3.15

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version available from the website.
http://struts.apache.org/download.cgi#struts23151

CVE References

CVE-2013-2251