|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2017-0393|
|Date Published:||7 May 2017|
|Last Updated:||13 Jul 2017|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A privilege escalation vulnerability exists in Joomla Core. Unauthorized remote attackers may leverage this vulnerability to gain administrative access to the vulnerable server.|
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: Joomla Core Sterilizer Cross-Site Scripting Filter Privilege Escalation