|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2014-1629|
|Date Published:||12 Jun 2014|
|Last Updated:||12 Jun 2014|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||ElasticSearch 1.1.1|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote command execution vulnerability has been found in ElasticSearch. The vulnerability is due to the search function in the REST API which does not require authentication and allows dynamic scripts execution. A remote attacker can exploit this weakness to execute arbitrary code via a specially crafted request.|
The protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this weakness
In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
- In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the ElasticSearch search Remote Code Execution protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
- Install policy on all modules.
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: ElasticSearch search Remote Code Execution