|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2013-2167|
|Date Published:||1 Jul 2013|
|Last Updated:||9 Jul 2018|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||The vulnerability exists in Apache Struts Object-Graph Navigation Language (OGNL) expressions. Successful exploitation will allow an attacker to execute arbitrary OGNL code. The vulnerability is due to the way OGNL expressions encoded in a URI to be evaluated bypassing both Struts and OGNL. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending crafted HTTP requests to a server.|
This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
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This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Apache Server Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Apache Struts wildcard matching OGNL code execution - high confidence