SERVER-APACHE -- Snort has detected traffic exploiting vulnerabilities in Apache servers.
SERVER-APACHE Apache Struts OGNL getRuntime.exec static method access attempt
Rule checks for attempts to access the OGNL getRuntime.exec static method.
What To Look For
This event is generated when an attacker attempts to access the OGNL getRuntime.exec static method.
No public information
No known false positives
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MITRE ATT&CK Framework
Tactic: Privilege Escalation
Technique: Exploitation for Privilege Escalation
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Escalation of Privilege
An Escalation of Privilege (EOP) attack is any attack method that results in a user or application gaining permissions to access resources they normally would not have access to.
CVE Additional Information
CVE-2018-11776Apache Struts versions 2.3 to 2.3.34 and 2.5 to 2.5.16 suffer from possible Remote Code Execution when alwaysSelectFullNamespace is true (either by user or a plugin like Convention Plugin) and then: results are used with no namespace and in same time, its upper package have no or wildcard namespace and similar to results, same possibility when using url tag which doesn't have value and action set and in same time, its upper package have no or wildcard namespace.
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