SERVER-WEBAPP -- Snort has detected traffic exploiting vulnerabilities in web based applications on servers.
SERVER-WEBAPP XStream void primitive denial of service attempt
This event is generated when an attacker attempts to exploit CVE-2017-9793.
Detection of a Denial of Service Attack
Ease of Attack:
What To Look For
No public information
No known false positives
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MITRE ATT&CK Framework
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CVE Additional Information
CVE-2017-9793The REST Plugin in Apache Struts 2.3.7 through 2.3.33 and 2.5 through 2.5.12 is using an outdated XStream library which is vulnerable and allow perform a DoS attack using malicious request with specially crafted XML payload.
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