Vigil@nce - Apache Tomcat: privilege escalation via JMX Remote Lifecycle Listener
February 2020 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: Tomcat, Debian, openSUSE Leap, SLES, Ubuntu.
Consequences: privileged access/rights, user access/rights.
Provenance: user shell.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 19/12/2019.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can bypass restrictions via JMX Remote Lifecycle Listener of Apache Tomcat, in order to escalate his privileges.
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