CVE-2013-2729

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CVE-2013-2729 is a vulnerability found in the Apache Struts 2 framework, which is commonly used to develop Java-based web applications. The vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on the affected server by exploiting a flaw in the way Struts 2 handles certain parameters. This vulnerability was first reported on June 18, 2013, and affects versions 2.0.0 through 2.3.15 of the Struts 2 framework. The impact of CVE-2013-2729 was significant as it affected a widely used component in web application development. Attackers could exploit the vulnerability to gain unauthorized access to sensitive data, modify or delete files, or launch other malicious activities on the affected server. In fact, this vulnerability was one of the most critical security issues in 2013, and its exploitation led to several high-profile data breaches. To mitigate the risk associated with CVE-2013-2729, users were advised to upgrade to a patched version of the Struts 2 framework that addressed the vulnerability. Additionally, users were recommended to review their security measures and harden their systems against potential attacks. The discovery and exploitation of this vulnerability highlight the importance of regular security assessments and the need for prompt patch management to address vulnerabilities in software components.
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