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Apache Struts 2 feat allows ransomware on servers

Attackers are exploiting a disadvantage patched final month in a Apache Struts web growth horizon to implement ransomware on servers.

The SANS Internet Storm Center issued an alert Thursday, observant an conflict debate is compromising Windows servers by a disadvantage tracked as CVE-2017-5638.

The smirch is located in a Jakarta Multipart parser in Apache Struts 2 and allows enemy to govern complement commands with a privileges of a user using a web server process.

This disadvantage was patched on Mar 6 in Struts versions 2.3.32 and 2.5.10.1. Attackers started exploiting a smirch roughly immediately, withdrawal really small time for server administrators to muster a update.

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