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Web Attack: JSP Shell Upload

Severity: High

This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.


This signature detects attempts to upload JSP shells on the webserver.

Additional Information

JSP Shell is a shell created in JSP. This JSP script is uploaded into remote webservers which are later used as a tool to run arbitrary commands, upload arbitrary files to the compromised server.


  • Various webservers.


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