SERVER-WEBAPP -- Snort has detected traffic exploiting vulnerabilities in web based applications on servers.
SERVER-WEBAPP Serendipity index.php SQL injection attempt
This rule looks for SQL injection metacharacters in the "serendipity[multiCat]" parameter in requests sent to Serendipity's index.php page.
What To Look For
This rule looks for attempts to exploit an SQL injection vulnerability in Serendipity index.php.
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No known false positives
Cisco Talos Intelligence Group
MITRE ATT&CK Framework
Tactic: Initial Access
Technique: Exploit Public-Facing Application
For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here:
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.
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