|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2021-0955|
|Date Published:||21 Dec 2021|
|Last Updated:||Tuesday 21 December, 2021|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?||Apache Log4j2 versions 2.0-alpha1 through 2.16.0 (excluding 2.12.3)|
|Vulnerability Description||A denial of service vulnerability exists in Apache Log4. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would allow a remote attacker to create a denial of service condition 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: Web Server Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Apache Log4j Denial Of Service (CVE-2021-45105)