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Vulnerability Assessment Details

JBoss JMX Console Unrestricted Access Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tries to access the JMX and Web Consoles

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server permits unauthenticated access to an
administrative Java servlet.

Description :

The remote web server appears to be a version of JBoss that permits
unauthenticated access to the JMX and/or Web Console servlets used to
manage JBoss and its services. A remote attacker can leverage this
issue to disclose sensitive information about the affected application
or even take control of it.

See also :

Solution :

Follow the Wiki article referenced above to secure access to the JMX /
Web Console.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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