|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2016-0959|
|Date Published:||30 Oct 2016|
|Last Updated:||13 Dec 2018|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| IBM WebSphere Application Server 7.0 |
IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0
IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.5.5
IBM WebSphere Application Server 9.0
IBM WebSphere Application Server Liberty
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in IBM WebSphere. The vulnerability is due to an untrusted deserialization of data when the WASPostParam cookie is present in the request. A remote, authenticated attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending a request containing a malicious WASPostParam value to the target server.|
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: Application Servers Protection Violation.
Attack Information: IBM WebSphere WASPostParam cookie Untrusted Java Deserialization