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SERVER-WEBAPP Sophos XG Firewall SQL injection attempt
SQL injection vulnerability in Sophos XG Firewall product allows for remote execution of arbitrary SQL commands via the release and hdnFilePath parameters.
What To Look For
This rule triggers on SQL injection metacharacters sent to the Sophos XG Firewall product in the request parameters.
No public information
No known false positives
Cisco Talos Intelligence Group
MITRE ATT&CK Framework
Tactic: Initial Access
Technique: Exploit Public-Facing Application
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SQL Injection attacks target PHP and ASP applications primarily and involve SQL queries or commands added to unverified user input. A successful attack can lead to data leaks (entirely exposed data), database modification (data deletion or tampering), administrative permissions misuse, and sometimes direct commands passed to the operating system.
CVE Additional Information
CVE-2020-15504A SQL injection vulnerability in the user and admin web interfaces of Sophos XG Firewall v18.0 MR1 and older potentially allows an attacker to run arbitrary code remotely. The fix is built into the re-release of XG Firewall v18 MR-1 (named MR-1-Build396) and the v17.5 MR13 release. All other versions >= 17.0 have received a hotfix.
||Ease of Access||LOW