TCAT-AS-000610 - JMX authentication must be secured.

Information

Java Management Extensions (JMX) provides the means to remotely manage the Java VM. When enabling the JMX agent for remote monitoring, the user must enable authentication.

Solution

If using JMX for management of the Tomcat server, start the Tomcat server by adding the following command line flags to the systemd startup scripts in /etc/systemd/system/tomcat.service.

Environment='CATALINA_OPTS -Dcom.sun.management.jmxremote -Dcom.sun.management.jmxremote.authenticate=true -Dcom.sun.management.jmxremote.ssl=true'

sudo systemctl start tomcat
sudo systemctl daemon-reload

See Also

https://dl.dod.cyber.mil/wp-content/uploads/stigs/zip/U_Apache_Tomcat_Application_Server_9_V2R4_STIG.zip

Item Details

Category: IDENTIFICATION AND AUTHENTICATION

References: 800-53|IA-2(1), CAT|II, CCI|CCI-000765, Rule-ID|SV-222963r615938_rule, STIG-ID|TCAT-AS-000610, STIG-Legacy|SV-111451, STIG-Legacy|V-102509, Vuln-ID|V-222963

Plugin: Unix

Control ID: ce18f77733baf359a7932a3fbecf4b7c5b7e4d5bb2b5cdf448e237916c88fe3f