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GeneralRe: Intergalactic cephalopods Pin
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That is a dump of an incoming request (after TLS decryption so it's not complete gobbledegook).
My point was that the first round of log4j attacks had jndi:ldap in clear text, but now they are further encoding it to bypass naive filters.
As I understand it, the vulnerability arises from log4j doing JNDI lookups on various fields in the request.

And be careful mentioning "getting old" in these parts. I'm only a few weeks shy of 3/4 of a century.

Cheers,
Peter
Software rusts. Simon Stephenson, ca 1994. So does this signature. me, 2012


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