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Apache Roller OGNL Injection Remote Code Execution (CVE-2013-4212)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-3686
Date Published: 28 Jan 2014
Severity: Critical
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2013-4212
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway

Who is Vulnerable? Apache Software Foundation Apache Roller prior to 5.0.2
Vulnerability Description A command execution vulnerability exists in Apache Roller. The vulnerability is due to lack of sanitization on OGNL expressions passed to certain methods. This can lead to OGNL injection which can result in remote code execution.A remote unauthenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted requests to a site using the vulnerable application.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your product to the latest update. For information on how to update , go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Apache Roller OGNL Injection Remote Code Execution protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Apache Server Protection Violation
Attack Information: Apache Roller OGNL Injection Remote Code Execution

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