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Debian: CVE-2019-12418: tomcat8, tomcat9 -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2019-12418: tomcat8, tomcat9 -- security update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/23/2019
Created
12/31/2019
Added
12/30/2019
Modified
07/07/2020

Description

When Apache Tomcat 9.0.0.M1 to 9.0.28, 8.5.0 to 8.5.47, 7.0.0 and 7.0.97 is configured with the JMX Remote Lifecycle Listener, a local attacker without access to the Tomcat process or configuration files is able to manipulate the RMI registry to perform a man-in-the-middle attack to capture user names and passwords used to access the JMX interface. The attacker can then use these credentials to access the JMX interface and gain complete control over the Tomcat instance.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-tomcat8
  • debian-upgrade-tomcat9

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