|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2017-0827|
|Date Published:||8 Oct 2017|
|Last Updated:||22 Oct 2017|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Apache Software Foundation Tomcat 7.x prior to 7.0.82 |
Apache Software Foundation Tomcat 8.x prior to 8.0.47
Apache Software Foundation Tomcat 9.x prior to 9.0.1
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Apache Tomcat. The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of PUT requests. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially crafted request containing a JSP page 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: Apache Server Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Apache Tomcat HTTP PUT Remote Code Execution