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Vulnerability of Apache Struts 1.3: Cross Site Scripting

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting of Apache Struts 1.3, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Impacted software: Struts, Tivoli System Automation, WebSphere AS Traditional, Oracle Communications.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 2/4.
Creation date: 17/10/2018.
Références of this announce: 2016214, cpuoct2018, CVE-2012-1007, ibm10719287, ibm10719297, ibm10719301, ibm10719303, ibm10719307, VIGILANCE-VUL-27508.

Description of the vulnerability 

The Apache Struts 1.3 product offers a web service.

However, it does not filter received data before inserting them in generated HTML documents.

An attacker can therefore trigger a Cross Site Scripting of Apache Struts 1.3, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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This computer vulnerability impacts software or systems such as Struts, Tivoli System Automation, WebSphere AS Traditional, Oracle Communications.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness bulletin is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this weakness.

Solutions for this threat 

IBM Tivoli System Automation Application Manager: solution for WebSphere AS.
The solution is indicated in information sources.

IBM WebSphere AS: patch for Apache Struts / Commons.
A patch is indicated in information sources.

Oracle Communications: CPU of Octobre 2018.
A Critical Patch Update is available:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2451363.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2450339.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2450354.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2450340.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2452772.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2451007.1
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