Apache Struts XWork Error Page Multiple Cross-Site Scripting (CVE-2011-1772)
|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-2969|
|Protection Provided by:||
Who is Vulnerable?
Struts 2.0.0 - Struts 18.104.22.168
A Cross-Site Scripting vulnerability has been reported in Apache Struts.
The vulnerabilities are due to unsanitized parameters in various automatically generated error pages. A remote attacker can exploit these vulnerabilities by enticing a victim to follow a specially crafted link. Successful exploitation could result in attacker-controlled script execution in the browser context of the target server.
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
In order for the protection to be activated, update your product to the latest update. For information on how to update , go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
To configure the defense, select your product from the list below and follow the related protection steps.
Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70
How Can I Protect My Network?
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Apache Struts XWork Error Page Multiple Cross-Site Scripting protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
- Install policy on all modules.
How Do I Know if My Network is Under Attack?
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Application Servers Protection Violation
Attack Information: Apache Struts XWork Error Page Multiple Cross-Site Scripting