Rule Category

SERVER-APACHE -- Snort has detected traffic exploiting vulnerabilities in Apache servers.

Alert Message

SERVER-APACHE Apache Struts freemarker tag OGNL expression injection attempt

Rule Explanation

In Apache Struts 2.0.1 through 2.3.33 and 2.5 through 2.5.10, using an unintentional expression in a Freemarker tag instead of string literals can lead to a RCE attack. Impact: CVSS base score 9.8 CVSS impact score 5.9 CVSS exploitability score 3.9 confidentialityImpact HIGH integrityImpact HIGH availabilityImpact HIGH 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

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CVE

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Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2017-12611
In Apache Struts 2.0.1 through 2.3.33 and 2.5 through 2.5.10, using an unintentional expression in a Freemarker tag instead of string literals can lead to a RCE attack.
Details
Severity Base Score9.8
Impact Score5.9 Exploit Score3.9
Confidentiality ImpactHIGH Integrity ImpactHIGH
Availability ImpactHIGH Access Vector
Authentication Ease of Access