DescriptionWhen using Distributed Test only (RMI based), Apache JMeter 2.x and 3.x uses an unsecured RMI connection. This could allow an attacker to get Access to JMeterEngine and send unauthorized code.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs897259

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
jakarta-jmeter (PTS)jessie2.11-2+deb8u1vulnerable
buster, sid2.13-4vulnerable

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[stretch] - jakarta-jmeter <ignored> (Minor issue, too intrusive to backport)
[jessie] - jakarta-jmeter <ignored> (Minor issue, too intrusive to backport)
[wheezy] - jakarta-jmeter <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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