Public Date:
2014-B-0090, 2015-B-0083
1073716: CVE-2014-0094 struts2: ClassLoader manipulation via request parameters

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The ParametersInterceptor in Apache Struts before allows remote attackers to "manipulate" the ClassLoader via the class parameter, which is passed to the getClass method.

Find out more about CVE-2014-0094 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Not Vulnerable. This issue only affects struts 2, it does not affect the versions of struts as shipped with various Red Hat products. A similar issue exists in struts 1, identified by CVE-2014-0114.

Applications using a third-party struts 2 library, deployed to Red Hat JBoss products, may be affected. Additional information can be found in the Red Hat Knowledgebase article:

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 struts Not affected

External References

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