Rule Category

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

Alert Message

SERVER-WEBAPP Atlassian Confluence OGNL injection remote code execution attempt

Rule Explanation

This rule detects an attempted remote code execution attempt using OGNL injection against vulnerable versions of Atlassian Confluence by looking for the Unicode escape sequence of a single quote being sent to a vulnerable URI.

What To Look For

This rule detects an attempted remote code execution attempt using OGNL injection against vulnerable versions of Atlassian Confluence.

Known Usage

No public information

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