|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2017-1216|
|Date Published:||2 Jan 2022|
|Last Updated:||Sunday 02 January, 2022|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Apache Log4j 2.x before 2.8.2|
|Vulnerability Description||A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Apache Log4j. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.|
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 Log4j Remote Code Execution (CVE-2017-5645)