Intrusion Prevention



This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Remote Code Execution vulnerability in Apache Struts.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the REST plugin with XStream handler deserialises XML requests. 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 2.5 to 2.5.12


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

Recommended Actions

Apply the latest update from the vendor

CVE References