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Vulnerability of Apache Tomcat: privilege escalation via JMX Remote Lifecycle Listener

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via JMX Remote Lifecycle Listener of Apache Tomcat, in order to escalate his privileges.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 19/12/2019.
Références of this alert: CERTFR-2019-AVI-643, CVE-2019-12418, DSA-4596-1, openSUSE-SU-2020:0038-1, SUSE-SU-2020:0029-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-31187.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via JMX Remote Lifecycle Listener of Apache ...
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This computer vulnerability alert impacts software or systems such as Tomcat, Debian, openSUSE Leap, SLES.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer threat alert is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user shell.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security vulnerability.

Solutions for this threat

Fixes for this vulnerability are not yet public.
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