|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2015-1401|
|Date Published:||15 Dec 2015|
|Last Updated:||23 Apr 2017|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Joomla versions 1.5.x and 2.5.x|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote command execution vulnerability has been reported in Joomla platforms. The vulnerability is due to lack of validation over input objects that can lead to remote code execution. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a malicious request to the victim. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability can result in the execution of arbitrary code in the context of the target user.|
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: Joomla Object Injection Remote Command Execution