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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Apache Struts Vendors:   Apache Software Foundation
Apache Struts XSLTResult Stylesheet Location Validation Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1035664
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-3082   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 22 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apache Struts. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target system.

A remote user can upload a specially crafted file and then submit a specially crafted stylesheet location parameter that points to the uploaded file to potentially execute code on the target system in certain cases.

GENXOR of Qihoo 360 SkyEye Lab reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when processed by the target application, will execute code on the target system in certain cases.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (,,

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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