Rule Category

SERVER-WEBAPP -- Snort has detected traffic exploiting vulnerabilities in web based applications on servers.

Alert Message

SERVER-WEBAPP Oracle WebLogic Server command injection attempt

Rule Explanation

This rule looks for command injection parameters within web requests to Oracle WebLogic servers.

What To Look For

This rule fires when an attempt to exploit CVE-2020-14882 targeting Oracle WebLogic servers is detected.

Known Usage

Attacks/Scans seen in the wild

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Cisco Talos Intelligence Group

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

Tactic: Initial Access

Technique: Exploit Public-Facing Application

For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here: https://attack.mitre.org

Additional Links

Rule Vulnerability

Command Injection

Command Injection attacks target applications that allow unsafe user-supplied input. Attackers transmit this input via forms, cookies, HTTP headers, etc. and exploit the applications permissions to execute system commands without injecting code.

CVE Additional Information