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Check Point Advisories

Apache Struts2 Jackson Library Remote Code Execution (CVE-2017-15095; CVE-2017-7525)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2017-1052
Date Published: 5 Dec 2017
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 5 Dec 2017
Source:
Industry Reference:CVE-2017-7525
CVE-2017-15095
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Apache Struts 2.5-2.5.14
Vulnerability Description Vulnerability exists in Jackson data-bind library. This vulnerability is due to deserialization of untrusted data. A successful exploitation of this issue could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote system.

Protection Overview

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.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Apache Struts2 Jackson Library Remote Code Execution (CVE-2017-15095) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Apache Struts2 Jackson Library Remote Code Execution (CVE-2017-15095)