Bug 799980 - (CVE-2012-0838) CVE-2012-0838 Struts2: Certain strings evaluated as OGNL expressions, leading to run-time data modification or arbitrary code execution
CVE-2012-0838 Struts2: Certain strings evaluated as OGNL expressions, leading...
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Security Response
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Blocks: 799982
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Reported: 2012-03-05 09:35 EST by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2012-03-05 20:02 EST (History)
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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2012-03-05 09:35:12 EST
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2012-0838 to the following vulnerability:

Apache Struts 2 before 2.2.3.1 evaluates a string as an OGNL expression during the handling of a conversion error, which allows remote attackers to modify run-time data values, and consequently execute arbitrary code, via invalid input to a field.

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[1] http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-0838
[2] http://struts.apache.org/2.3.1.2/docs/s2-007.html
[3] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/WW-3668
[4] http://jvn.jp/en/jp/JVN79099262/index.html
[5] http://jvndb.jvn.jp/jvndb/JVNDB-2012-000012
Comment 1 David Jorm 2012-03-05 20:02:20 EST
Statement:

Not Vulnerable. This issue does not affect the versions of struts as shipped with various Red Hat products.

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