A vulnerability in the CGI Servlet of Apache Tomcat could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on a targeted system.
The vulnerability occurs when enableCmdLineArguments is enabled on a Windows system and the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) passes command-line arguments to the system. An attacker could exploit this
vulnerability by passing command-line arguments to the affected system. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to execute code on the targeted system.
The Apache Software Foundation has issued confirmed this vulnerability however updates are not available.
To exploit this vulnerability, the attacker must pass command-line JRE arguments to the targeted system, making exploitation more difficult in environments that restrict network access from untrusted sources.
Administrators are advised to check the vendor for future updates.
Administrators are advised to allow only trusted users to have network access.
Administrators are advised to monitor critical systems.
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