Intrusion Prevention

Apache.Struts.2.REST.Plugin.Remote.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Remote Code Execution vulnerability in Apache Struts.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation 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 request.

Affected Products

Apache Software Foundation Struts 2.3.20 to 2.3.28.1

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/S2-037

CVE References

CVE-2017-12611 CVE-2016-4438