Intrusion Prevention



This indicates an attempt to use a PHP web shell.
A web shell is a script that can be uploaded to a web server to enable remote administration of the machine. Installation of a web shell is commonly accomplished through web application vulnerabilities or configuration weaknesses.

Affected Products

Any compromised PHP server


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

Recommended Actions

If required, the signature's action can be set to "Block".