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Apache Geronimo MEJB Security Bypass

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Release Date:  2007-09-25    Last Update:  2010-08-17    Views:  8,411

Secunia Advisory SA26906

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in Apache Geronimo, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions.

The vulnerability is caused due to an unspecified error within the management EJB (MEJB) and can be exploited to gain access to Geronimo internals.

The vulnerability is reported in version 2.0.1. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
The vendor recommends disabling MEJB by modifying config.xml until a fixed version is available (please see vendor advisory for more details).

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by the vendor.

Original Advisory:
http://geronimo.apache.org/2007/09/07/mejb-security-alert.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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