Intrusion Prevention

Sophos.Web.Protection.Appliance.Remote.Command.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a remote Command Execution vulnerability in Sophos Web Appliance.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitizing of user supplied inputs in the application when parsing HTTP request.
A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary operating system command within the context of the application, via a crafted HTTP request.

Affected Products

Sophos Web Appliance 3.7.8.2

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://www.sophos.com/en-us/support/knowledgebase/118969.aspx

CVE References

CVE-2013-2642