|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2014-1480|
|Date Published:||25 Apr 2014|
|Protection Provided by:|
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Apache Software Foundation Struts 1.x|
Apache Software Foundation Struts 2.0.0 - 2.3.16
|Vulnerability Description||A security bypass vulnerability exists in Apache Struts. The vulnerability is due to inadequate validation of data processed by ParametersInterceptor allowing for manipulation of the ClassLoader. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by providing a class parameter in a request.|
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
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.
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Apache Server Protection Violation
Attack Information: Apache Struts ParametersInterceptor ClassLoader Security Bypass