CVE-2019-12418 Detail

Current 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.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.0 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-01/msg00013.html
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/43530b91506e2e0c11cfbe691173f5df8c48f51b98262426d7493b67%40%3Cannounce.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/r9136ff5b13e4f1941360b5a309efee2c114a14855578c3a2cbe5d19c@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/raba0fabaf4d56d4325ab2aca8814f0b30a237ab83d8106b115ee279a@%3Cdev.tomcat.apache.org%3E
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/01/msg00024.html
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/03/msg00029.html
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Dec/43 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202003-43
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20200107-0001/
https://support.f5.com/csp/article/K10107360?utm_source=f5support&utm_medium=RSS
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4251-1/
https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4596 Third Party Advisory 
https://www.debian.org/security/2020/dsa-4680
https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpuapr2020.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-522 Insufficiently Protected Credentials cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-12418
NVD Published Date:
12/23/2019
NVD Last Modified:
01/07/2020
Source:
MITRE