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Zero-day vulnerabilities discovered: 1

Denial of service in Apache Struts
CVE-2014-0050

Infinite loop

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to cause DoS conditions on the target system.

The weakness exists due to boundary error when handling Content-Type HTTP header for multipart requests. By sending a specially crafted Content-Type header, containing 4092 characters in "boundary" field, a remote attacker can cause the application to enter into an infinite loop.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in denial of service on the vulnerable system.

Note: the vulnerability was being actively exploited.
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On April 24, 2014, the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) released an advisory warning that a patch issued in March, 2 for a zero-day vulnerability in Apache Struts up to version 2.3.16.1, did not fully patch the vulnerabilities (CVE-2014-0094 or CVE-2014-0050).

Software: Apache Struts

On April 24, 2014, the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) released an advisory warning that a patch issued in March, 2 for a zero-day vulnerability in Apache Struts up to version 2.3.16.1, did not fully patch the vulnerabilities (CVE-2014-0094 or CVE-2014-0050).

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