Check Point Advisories

Apache Solr Server-Side Request Forgery (CVE-2021-27905)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2021-0265
Date Published: 5 May 2021
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: Tuesday 05 March, 2024
Industry Reference:CVE-2021-27905
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Apache Solr prior to 8.8.2
Vulnerability Description A server-side request forgery vulnerability exists in Apache Solr. Successful exploitation would allow attackers to create HTTP requests on behalf of the vulnerable server.

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 R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Apache Solr Server-Side Request Forgery (CVE-2021-27905) 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:  Apache Server Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Apache Solr Server-Side Request Forgery (CVE-2021-27905)

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