CVE-2020-1938

Public on 2020-03-09
Modified on 2021-08-20
Description
CVE-2020-1938 is a file read/inclusion vulnerability in the AJP connector in Apache Tomcat. This is enabled by default with a default configuration port of 8009. A remote, unauthenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability to read web application files from a vulnerable server. In instances where the vulnerable server allows file uploads, an attacker could upload malicious JavaServer Pages (JSP) code within a variety of file types and trigger this vulnerability to gain remote code execution (RCE).
Severity
Important
CVSS v3 Base Score
7.6
See breakdown

Affected Packages

Platform Package Release Date Advisory
Amazon Linux 2 tomcat 2020-03-09 19:23 ALAS2-2020-1402
Amazon Linux 1 tomcat8 2020-03-09 19:21 ALAS-2020-1353
Amazon Linux 1 tomcat7 2020-03-09 19:20 ALAS-2020-1352

CVSS Scores

Score Type Score Vector
Amazon Linux CVSSv3 7.6 CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:L/A:L
NVD CVSSv2 7.5 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
NVD CVSSv3 9.8 CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H