Intrusion Prevention

Apache.Struts.2.ClassLoader.CookieInterceptor.Manipulation

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Code Execution Vulnerability in Apache Struts.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitizing of user supplied inputs in the application. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted HTTP request.

Affected Products

Apache Struts before 2.3.16.2

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply the latest update from the vendor.
https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/WW/S2-021

CVE References

CVE-2014-0113