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CVE-2019-12418 - JMX Remote Lifecycle Listener



When TomEE or Tomcat 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.


Apache Tomcat & Apache TomEE



MITM/RCE = Remote Code Exploit. RCEs pose a serious threat as they allow attackers to inject code into your system and execute it.

Versions affected

Apache Tomcat

Tomcat 6.x
Tomcat 7.x
7.0.0 to 7.0.99
Tomcat 8.0.x
Tomcat 8.5.x
8.5.0 to 8.5.50
Tomcat 9.x
9.0.0.M1 to

Apache TomEE

TomEE 1.7.x
TomEE 7.0.x
7.0.0-M1 to 7.0.7
TomEE 7.1.x
7.1.0 to 7.1.2
TomEE 8.0.x
8.0.0-M1 to 8.0.1
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