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CVE-2019-0232 Detail

Current Description

When running on Windows with enableCmdLineArguments enabled, the CGI Servlet in Apache Tomcat 9.0.0.M1 to 9.0.17, 8.5.0 to 8.5.39 and 7.0.0 to 7.0.93 is vulnerable to Remote Code Execution due to a bug in the way the JRE passes command line arguments to Windows. The CGI Servlet is disabled by default. The CGI option enableCmdLineArguments is disable by default in Tomcat 9.0.x (and will be disabled by default in all versions in response to this vulnerability). For a detailed explanation of the JRE behaviour, see Markus Wulftange's blog (https://codewhitesec.blogspot.com/2016/02/java-and-command-line-injections-in-windows.html) and this archived MSDN blog (https://web.archive.org/web/20161228144344/https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/twistylittlepassagesallalike/2011/04/23/everyone-quotes-command-line-arguments-the-wrong-way/).

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.1 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/153506/Apache-Tomcat-CGIServlet-enableCmdLineArguments-Remote-Code-Execution.html
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2019/May/4
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/107906 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:1712
https://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlabs-security-intelligence/uncovering-cve-2019-0232-a-remote-code-execution-vulnerability-in-apache-tomcat/
https://codewhitesec.blogspot.com/2016/02/java-and-command-line-injections-in-windows.html Third Party Advisory
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/1dd0a59c1295cc08ce4c9e7edae5ad2268acc9ba55adcefa0532e5ba@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E Mailing List Vendor Advisory
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/3d19773b4cf0377db62d1e9328bf9160bf1819f04f988315086931d7@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E Mailing List Vendor Advisory
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/52ffb9fbf661245386a83a661183d13f1de2e5779fa23837a08e02ac@%3Ccommits.ofbiz.apache.org%3E Mailing List Mitigation Vendor Advisory
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/5f297a4b9080b5f65a05bc139596d0e437d6a539b25e31d29d028767@%3Cannounce.tomcat.apache.org%3E Mailing List Mitigation Vendor Advisory
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/673b6148d92cd7bc99ea2dcf85ad75d57da44fc322d51f37fb529a2a@%3Ccommits.ofbiz.apache.org%3E Mailing List Mitigation Vendor Advisory
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/6af47120905aa7d8fe12f42e8ff2284fb338ba141d3b77b8c7cb61b3@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E Mailing List Vendor Advisory
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/96849486813a95dfd542e1618b7923ca945508aaf4a4341f674d83e3@%3Cnotifications.ofbiz.apache.org%3E Mailing List Vendor Advisory
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/a6c87a09a71162fd563ab1c4e70a08a103e0b7c199fc391f1c9c4c35@%3Ccommits.ofbiz.apache.org%3E Mailing List Mitigation Vendor Advisory
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/dd4b325cdb261183dbf5ce913c102920a8f09c26dae666a98309165b@%3Cnotifications.ofbiz.apache.org%3E Mailing List Vendor Advisory
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/f4d48b32ef2b6aa49c8830241a9475da5b46e451f964b291c7a0a715@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E Mailing List Vendor Advisory
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r3bbb800a816d0a51eccc5a228c58736960a9fffafa581a225834d97d@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r48c1444845fe15a823e1374674bfc297d5008a5453788099ea14caf0@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r6ccee4e849bc77df0840c7f853f6bd09d426f6741247da2b7429d5d9@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r6d03e45b81eab03580cf7f8bb51cb3e9a1b10a2cc0c6a2d3cc92ed0c@%3Cannounce.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/r9136ff5b13e4f1941360b5a309efee2c114a14855578c3a2cbe5d19c@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/raba0fabaf4d56d4325ab2aca8814f0b30a237ab83d8106b115ee279a@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20190419-0001/ Third Party Advisory
https://web.archive.org/web/20161228144344/https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/twistylittlepassagesallalike/2011/04/23/everyone-quotes-command-line-arguments-the-wrong-way/ Third Party Advisory
https://www.broadcom.com/support/fibre-channel-networking/security-advisories/brocade-security-advisory-2019-784 Technical Description
https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpujan2020.html
https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2019-5072835.html
https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2019-5072832.html
https://www.synology.com/security/advisory/Synology_SA_19_17
https://wwws.nightwatchcybersecurity.com/2019/04/30/remote-code-execution-rce-in-cgi-servlet-apache-tomcat-on-windows-cve-2019-0232/

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
7.0.0
Up to (including)
7.0.93
 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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From (including)
8.5.0
Up to (including)
8.5.39
 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:9.0.0:m1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:9.0.0:m10:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:9.0.0:m11:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:9.0.0:m12:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:9.0.0:m13:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:9.0.0:m14:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:9.0.0:m15:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:9.0.0:m16:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:9.0.0:m17:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:9.0.0:m18:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:9.0.0:m19:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:9.0.0:m2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:9.0.0:m20:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:9.0.0:m21:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:9.0.0:m22:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:9.0.0:m23:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:9.0.0:m24:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:9.0.0:m25:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:9.0.0:m26:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:9.0.0:m3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:9.0.0:m4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:9.0.0:m5:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:9.0.0:m6:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:9.0.0:m7:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:9.0.0:m8:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:9.0.0:m9:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:tomcat:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
9.0.1
Up to (including)
9.0.17
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-0232
NVD Published Date:
04/15/2019
NVD Last Modified:
06/01/2019