Arbitrary Code Execution Affecting org.apache.struts:struts2-struts1-plugin package, versions [2.3,)
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- Snyk ID SNYK-JAVA-ORGAPACHESTRUTS-31457
- published 22 Aug 2017
- disclosed 6 Jul 2017
- credit Unknown
How to fix?
There is no fix version for
The vendor recommends the following:
Always use resource keys instead of passing a raw message to the ActionMessage as shown below, never pass a raw value directly
messages.add("msg", new ActionMessage("struts1.gangsterAdded", gform.getName()));
and never like this
messages.add("msg", new ActionMessage("Gangster " + gform.getName() + " was added"));
org.apache.struts:struts2-struts1-plugin is a Struts1 plugin for Struts2.
Affected versions of the package are vulnerable to Arbitrary Code Execution. When using untrusted input as a part of the error message in the ActionMessage class, a malicious user can pass in a raw message to the ActionMessage, which will then run on the server.