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Vulnerability of Sun GlassFish, Application Server: code execution via Web Administration

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

A remote attacker can execute code in Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server and Sun Java System Application Server.
Vulnerable systems: Oracle GlassFish Server, Sun AS.
Severity of this threat: 3/4.
Creation date: 20/04/2011.
Références of this weakness: BID-47438, CERTA-2011-AVI-239, cpuapr2011, CVE-2011-0807, VIGILANCE-VUL-10580, ZDI-11-137.

Description of the vulnerability 

The Web Administration component of Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server and Sun Java System Application Server listens on port 4848/tcp.

However, this service does not correctly validate HTTP GET queries. An exception thus occurs, and the query is processed with no authentication.

A remote attacker can therefore execute code in Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server and Sun Java System Application Server.
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This cybersecurity vulnerability impacts software or systems such as Oracle GlassFish Server, Sun AS.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this vulnerability is important.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of intranet client.

A proof of concept or an attack tool is available, so your teams have to process this alert. An attacker with a beginner ability can exploit this weakness alert.

Solutions for this threat 

Sun GlassFish, Application Server: CPU of April 2011.
A Critical Patch Update is available:
  http://support.oracle.com/CSP/main/article?cmd=show&type=NOT&id=1308128.1
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