|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2017-0878|
|Date Published:||26 Oct 2017|
|Last Updated:||28 Nov 2017|
|Source:||Apache Software Foundation|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|| Apache Software Foundation Solr 6.x up to 6.6.1 |
Apache Software Foundation Solr 7.x up to 7.0.1
|Vulnerability Description||An XML external entity expansion vulnerability exists in Apache Solr. The vulnerability is due to improper handling of XML external entities in user submitted XML content. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by submitting a crafted request to the target 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 Solr xmlparser XML External Entity Expansion Remote Code Execution