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Vulnerability of Apache Struts REST Plugin: denial of service via JSON

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a fatal error via JSON of Apache Struts REST Plugin, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted systems: Struts, Oracle Communications, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Tuxedo, WebLogic.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 01/12/2017.
Références of this alert: CERTFR-2017-AVI-445, cpuapr2018, cpujul2018, CVE-2017-15707, S2-054, VIGILANCE-VUL-24605.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can generate a fatal error via JSON of Apache Struts REST Plugin, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This threat note impacts software or systems such as Struts, Oracle Communications, Oracle Fusion Middleware, Tuxedo, WebLogic.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity note is medium.

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

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this vulnerability note.

Solutions for this threat 

Apache Struts: version 2.5.14.1.
The version 2.5.14.1 is fixed:
  http://struts.apache.org/download.cgi#struts-ga

Oracle Communications: CPU of July 2018.
A Critical Patch Update is available:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2410237.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2406191.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2410234.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2408211.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2406689.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2408212.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2410243.1
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2410198.1

Oracle Fusion Middleware: CPU of April 2018.
A Critical Patch Update is available:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=2353306.1
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