|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2017-0197|
|Date Published:||7 Mar 2017|
|Last Updated:||22 Jul 2019|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Struts 2.3.5 - Struts 2.3.31|
Struts 2.5 - Struts 2.5.10
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the Apache Struts2 using Jakarta multipart parser. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending an invalid content-type as part of a file upload request. Successful exploitation could result in execution of arbitrary code on the affected system.|
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.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Apache Struts2 Content-Type Remote Code Execution