CVE-2019-0233

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CVE-2019-0233 is a vulnerability that was identified in certain software, indicating a flaw in its design, implementation, or human factors. This vulnerability, also known as the Apache Tomcat AJP protocol ghostcat bug, was disclosed in 2019. It specifically affected the Apache Tomcat server versions 6.x, 7.x, 8.x, and 9.x. The vulnerability allowed unauthenticated remote attackers to read files on affected servers through the Apache JServ Protocol (AJP) connector. By sending a specially crafted request, an attacker could exploit this flaw and gain unauthorized access to sensitive information, such as configuration files, source code, or system files. This posed a significant security risk as it potentially exposed critical data and provided a potential entry point for further attacks. Upon the disclosure of CVE-2019-0233, the Apache Software Foundation promptly released security patches for the affected versions of Apache Tomcat. These patches addressed the vulnerability by improving input validation and handling of AJP connections. System administrators and users were strongly advised to update their Apache Tomcat installations to the latest patched versions to mitigate the risk associated with this vulnerability. It is essential to promptly apply security updates and follow best practices to ensure the protection of systems and sensitive data from potential exploitation.
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Multiple vulnerabilities in IBM eDiscovery Manager