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Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2018 10:11:50 +1200
From: Nate McCall <zznate@...che.org>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: CVE-2018-8016 on Apache Cassandra

CVE-2018-8016 describes an issue with the default configuration of
Apache Cassandra releases 3.8 through 3.11.1 which binds an
unauthenticated JMX/RMI interface to all network interfaces allowing
attackers to execute arbitrary Java code via an RMI request. This
issue is a regression of the previously disclosed CVE-2015-0225.

The regression was introduced in
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CASSANDRA-12109. The fix for the
regression is implemented in
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CASSANDRA-14173. This fix is
contained in the 3.11.2 release of Apache Cassandra.

- The Apache Cassandra PMC

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