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Apache Shiro Remote Code Execution (CVE-2016-4437)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2016-1150
Date Published: 24 May 2020
Severity: High
Last Updated: 8 May 2021
Industry Reference:CVE-2016-4437
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Apache Shiro 1.2.4
Vulnerability Description A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Apache Shiro. Successful exploitation could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected 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 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Apache Shiro Remote Code Execution (CVE-2016-4437) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Apache Shiro Remote Code Execution (CVE-2016-4437)

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