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JBoss Enterprise Application Platform Discloses JMX Password to Local Users
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023316
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-3554   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 10 2009
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 4.2, 4.3
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in JBoss Enterprise Application Platform. A local user can obtain the JMX password.

The twiddle command line client logs the JMX password in plain text to the 'twiddle.log' file. A local user can obtain the password.

Dennis Reed reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain the JMX password.
Solution:   Red Hat has issued a fix.

The Red Hat advisories are available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Red Hat Enterprise)
Underlying OS Comments:  4, 5

Message History:   None.

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