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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   ArcGIS Vendors:   ESRI
ArcGIS Server Default Java RMI Server Configuration Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039551
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Oct 16 2017
Original Entry Date:  Oct 11 2017
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): Server 10.3.1 (as tested on Azure Marketplace)
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in ArcGIS Server. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The default settings load the Java rmid service on TCP port 1098 and set the 'java.rmi.server.useCodebaseOnly' property to false. A remote user can send specially crafted data to cause the target RMI service to load and execute remote Java code.

[Editor's note: This vulnerability was reported in the configuration of the ESRI-provided ArgGIS Server image available on on Azure Marketplace.]

Harrison Neal reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (ArcGIS for Server 10.3.1 Security 2017 Update 3 Patch, ArcGIS for Server Security 2016 Update 2 Patch).

The vendor advisories are available at:

[Editor's note: Versions 10.4.1 and 10.5.1 are reportedly not affected.]

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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