Rule Category

SERVER-WEBAPP -- Snort has detected traffic exploiting vulnerabilities in web based applications on servers.

Alert Message

SERVER-WEBAPP Apache Struts I18NInterceptor locale object cross site scripting attempt

Rule Explanation

Apache Struts 2.x before 2.3.25 does not sanitize text in the Locale object constructed by I18NInterceptor, which might allow remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via unspecified vectors involving language display. Impact: CVSS base score 6.1 CVSS impact score 2.7 CVSS exploitability score 2.8 confidentialityImpact LOW integrityImpact LOW availabilityImpact LOW Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Talos research team. This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology. For more information see [nvd].

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

Tactic:

Technique:

For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here: https://attack.mitre.org

CVE

Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2016-2162
Apache Struts 2.x before 2.3.25 does not sanitize text in the Locale object constructed by I18NInterceptor, which might allow remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via unspecified vectors involving language display.
Details
Severity Base Score6.1
Impact Score2.7 Exploit Score2.8
Confidentiality ImpactLOW Integrity ImpactLOW
Availability ImpactNONE Access Vector
Authentication Ease of Access