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Security Bulletin: Open Source Apache Struts V1 ClassLoader manipulation vulnerability (CVE-2014-0114) in IBM Web Interface for Content Management (WEBi)

Security Bulletin


Apache Struts could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by the failure to restrict the setting of Class Loader attributes. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the class parameter of an ActionForm object to manipulate the ClassLoader and execute arbitrary code on the system.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2014-0114

Open Source Apache Struts V1 ClassLoader manipulation vulnerability

CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Affected Products and Versions

WEB interface for Content Management (WEBi) v1.0.4


Install WEBi 1.0.4 Fix Pack 5, Interim Fix 2
(1.0.4-IM-WEBi-xxx-FP0005.03 where xxx is required platform.)

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2018