log4j and DigitalOcean front-end / API etc

Hi DigitalOcean - I know I am not running log4j on my servers in your stack I would like confirmation from DigitalOcean that your systems and front-end etc do not pose access vulnerabilities to my Droplets, Spaces or similar via this vulnerability. Can you put out a statement please? Thanks!

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Bobby Iliev
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December 14, 2021
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Hi there,

In addition to what has already been mentioned, here is a link to DigitalOcean’s response to the Log4j security vulnerability

Best, Bobby

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December 11, 2021

Hello, @mdgosden

Apache log4j 2 is an open-source Java-based logging framework that should not be installed by default on your Apache server, hence you’ve not manually installed/configured it then CVE-2021-44228 should not affect your server.

The package may be available for install, but if you haven’t installed it manually on your droplet then you should not be affected.

Regards, Alex

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