Intrusion Prevention

Sophos.Web.Appliance.MgrReport.Command.Injection

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Command Injection vulnerability in Sophos Web Appliance.
The vulnerability is caused by lacking of sanitizing the parameter "unblockip" and "blockip" that is passed to "MgrReport.php". A remote attacker can exploit this to execute arbitrary commands, via a crafted request.

Affected Products

Sophos Web Appliance 4.2.1.3 and the prior

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://swa.sophos.com/rn/swa/concepts/ReleaseNotes_4.3.1.html

CVE References

CVE-2016-9553