Naked Security explains:
Last week’s vulnerability news was full of web technologies with intriguing names, including Apache, Struts, Java, Jakarta and OGNL.
(In case you’re wondering, OGNL is short for Object-Graph Navigation Language, which is hard to explain briefly even to people who are familiar with it, but we’ll get back to that in a moment.)
We’ll start with a quick glossary:
- Apache HTTPD is a popular, open source web server that is very widely used. Quite how widely depends on whom you ask and how you measure, but it’s a fair guess that somewhere between a third and a half of the world’s websites use it.