Threat Encyclopedia

Apache.Log4j.Error.Log.Remote.Code.Execution

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This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in Apache Log4j.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitizing of user supplied inputs in the application. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application.

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Apache Log4j before version 2.16
Apache Log4j version 1.2

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System Compromise: Remote attacker can gain control of vulnerable systems.

recomended-action-logoRecommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor
https://logging.apache.org/log4j/2.x/security.html

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