Check Point Advisories

WebLogic Apache Commons Java Collections Library Remote Code Execution (CVE-2015-4852)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2015-1321
Date Published: 19 Nov 2015
Severity: High
Last Updated: 31 Jan 2017
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2015-4852
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? WebLogic Server versions 12.1.2.0, 10.3.6.0, 12.1.3.0, 12.2.1.0 with Apache Software Foundation Common Collections.
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in the Apache Commons Java Collections Framework. A remote unauthenticated attacker may exploit this vulnerability by sending a crafted serialized object to an application which uses the Apache Commons Java Collections Framework as part of its code path, and thereby execute arbitrary code on the server running the application.

Protection Overview

This protection detects 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.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the WebLogic Apache Commons Java Collections Library Remote Code Execution protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Application Servers Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  WebLogic Apache Commons Java Collections Library Remote Code Execution

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