Apache Log4j 2 Vulnerability
Log4j2 is an open-source, Java-based logging framework commonly incorporated into Apache web servers. According to public sources, Chen Zhaojun of Alibaba officially reported a Log4j2 remote code execution (RCE) vulnerability to Apache on November 24, 2021. The log4j security vulnerability allows attackers to execute malicious code remotely on a target computer. Meaning, bad actors (hackers) can easily steal data, install malware, or simply take control of a system via the Internet.
- Last update: 28 December 2021