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  1. Geronimo
  2. GERONIMO-3404

Using a Null Username allows access to a running 2.0 server

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Critical
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 2.0, 2.1
    • Fix Version/s: 2.0.1, 2.1
    • Component/s: security
    • Security Level: public (Regular issues)
    • Labels:
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    • Environment:

      Released geronimo-tomcat6-jee5-2.0-bin.zip on WinXP and on Linux

    • Patch Info:
      Patch Available
    • Regression:
      Regression

      Description

      I was just testing the geronimo-tomcat6-jee5-2.0-bin.zip on a new WinXP machine and discovered that anyone can administer a Geronimo server (local or remotely) if they enter a null Username when prompted by the deploy or geronimo scripts. I verified that the <user_home>\.geronimo-deployer file did not exist on the WinXP machine and on a Linux box I used to verify the remote scenario....

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        1. GERONIMO-3404.patch
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          Vamsavardhana Reddy

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            • Assignee:
              djencks David Jencks
              Reporter:
              drwoods Donald Woods
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