|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2014-1629|
|Date Published:||25 May 2014|
|Last Updated:||21 Mar 2019|
|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, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: ElasticSearch search Remote Code Execution (CVE-2014-3120)