Cross-site Request Forgery (CSRF) Affecting org.apache.struts:struts2-core package, versions [2.0.0, 2.3.4.1)


0.0
medium
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

  • User Interaction

    Required

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-JAVA-ORGAPACHESTRUTS-30043

  • published

    11 Aug 2012

  • disclosed

    11 Aug 2012

  • credit

    James K. Williams

How to fix?

Upgrade org.apache.struts:struts2-core to version 2.3.4.1 or higher.

Overview

org.apache.struts:struts2-core is a popular open-source framework for developing web applications in the Java programming language.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Cross-site Request Forgery (CSRF). The token check mechanism does not properly validate the token name configuration parameter, which allows remote attackers to perform cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks by setting the token name configuration parameter to a session attribute.