Palo Alto Networks

Log4J Vulnerability

Shining a Light on Log4j Exploit Payloads

Over the past 10 days, the Cortex XDR Managed Threat Hunting team observed a significant number of attempts to exploit the Log4Shell vulnerability. We've been especially interested in the sophistication of a certain set of exploit attempts and dropped payloads, which we will describe below.

In this post, we will deep-dive into a few examples of payloads collected and analyzed by the Cortex XDR Managed Threat Hunting experts. Not only were...

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