Apache Struts cross-site request forgery
|apache-struts-csrf (78182)||Medium Risk|
Apache Struts is vulnerable to cross-site request forgery, caused by improper validation of the token name configuration parameter by the token handling mechanism. By persuading an authenticated user to visit a malicious Web site, a remote attacker could send a malformed HTTP request to perform unauthorized actions. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to perform cross-site scripting attacks, Web cache poisoning, and other malicious activities.
Refer to Apache Struts Security Bulletin S2-010 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.
- Apache Struts Security Bulletin S2-010: When using Struts 2 token mechanism for CSRF protection, token check may be bypassed by misusing known session attributes .
- BID-55346: Apache Struts Cross Site Request Forgery and Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2012-4386: The token check mechanism in Apache Struts 2.0.0 through 2.3.4 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.
- SA50420: Apache Struts Cross-Site Request Forgery and Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
- Apache Struts 2.0.0
- Apache Struts 2.1
- Apache Struts 2.2.1
- Apache Struts 2.2.3
Aug 30, 2012
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