Apache Struts 2.x < Multiple Vulnerabilities (S2-016) (S2-017)

High Nessus Plugin ID 117362


A web application running on the remote host uses a Java framework that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of Apache Struts running on the remote host is 2.x prior to It, therefore, is affected by multiple vulnerabilities including a remote command execution vulnerability and an open redirect vulnerability.

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 117362

File Name: struts_2_3_15_1.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: combined

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Misc.

Published: 2018/09/10

Updated: 2019/04/16

Dependencies: 122235, 73943, 99671, 11936

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2013-2251

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apache:struts

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/07/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/07/09

Exploitable With


Core Impact

Metasploit (Apache Struts 2 DefaultActionMapper Prefixes OGNL Code Execution)

Elliot (Apache-Struts DefaultActionMapper < RCE Linux)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2248, CVE-2013-2251

BID: 61189, 61196