Rule Category

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

Alert Message

SERVER-WEBAPP Drupal 8 remote code execution attempt

Rule Explanation

This event is generated when an attempt to exploit CVE-2018-7600 is detected. Impact: Attempted Administrator Privilege Gain Details: CVE-2018-7600 is an issue with Drupal < 7.58 and < 8.51 where improper validation and sanitizing of internal Drupal attributes can lead to remote code execution on an affected system. Ease of Attack: Simple, public PoC's are available.

What To Look For

Known Usage

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False Positives

No known false positives


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CVE Additional Information

Drupal before 7.58, 8.x before 8.3.9, 8.4.x before 8.4.6, and 8.5.x before 8.5.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code because of an issue affecting multiple subsystems with default or common module configurations.
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