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It is recommended to use cron in conjuction with find to periodically purge client logs. For example, to check for outdated logs every 24 hours and delet delete all logs older than 30 days add the following cron task


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CVE-2021-44228 vulnerability

CVE-2021-44228 vulnerability in Apache log4j library cannot be exploited on WCS server. The logger can be configured via only, so attacker must have access to server file system. The vulnerability cannot be exploited via input fields etc. Let's check:

1. Use the URL to check the server. This page will generate an unique link to insert to a web page input fields

2, Open Two Way Streaming example page on demo server, click Connect and insert the test link to stream name fields. Publish and play a stream:

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3. Open a special link to view test results. If vulnerability is exploited, IP address and Date/Time columns will show connections from tested server

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As test shows, the CVE-2021-44228 vulnerability cannot be exploited in latest WCS build 5.2.1109

Under the hoods: why WCS is not vulnerable

WCS uses Apache log4j 1.2.17. This old version does not support JDNI feature which is added since log4j 2.0-beta9. Therefore, CVE-2021-44228 vulnerability cannot be exploited in WCS.