|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2015-1224|
|Date Published:||19 Oct 2015|
|Last Updated:||25 Jul 2019|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| elasticsearch:1.3.7 and previous versions|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote command execution (RCE) vulnerability exists in the Groovy scripting engine in Elasticsearch. The vulnerability is due to certain scripts bypassing the sandbox protection mechanism. A remote attacker can exploit this weakness to execute arbitrary code via a specially crafted 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, 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 Sandbox Escape Command Execution