Upstream information

CVE-2016-1182 at MITRE

Description

ActionServlet.java in Apache Struts 1 1.x through 1.3.10 does not properly restrict the Validator configuration, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks or cause a denial of service via crafted input, a related issue to CVE-2015-0899.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 6.42 5.76
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact Partial Partial
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 8.2
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact High

Note from the SUSE Security Team

The problematic code is not used in SUSE products.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 983684 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

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