When using a Spring AOP functionality to secure Struts actions it is possible to perform a DoS attack. Solution is to upgrade to Apache Struts version 2.5.12 or 2.3.33.
Big Red issues out-of-band patch for Apache and a few other urgent issues
Oracle has stepped outside its usual quarterly security fix cycle to address the latest Apache Struts 2 vulnerability.
Ever since it emerged at the start of September, CVE-2017-9805 has been (in the words of a former Australian prime minister) “a shiver looking for a spine to crawl up”, because so many vendors use Apache to build Web interfaces and bake Struts 2 into their their Web application framework.
Big Red's sprawling product set meant fixes had to be deployed across more ...
Oracle released fixes for a handful of recently patched Apache Struts 2 vulnerabilities, including a critical remote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2017-9805) that could let an attacker take control of an affected system, late last week.
The Apache Software Foundation patched the RCE vulnerability, which affects servers running apps built using the Struts framework and its REST communication plugin, earlier this month.
Scores of Oracle products, roughly two dozen in total, are aff...