BeanShell Remote Server Mode Arbitrary Code Execution

critical Nessus Plugin ID 58975


A shell is listening on the remote host.


The remote host is running a BeanShell interpreter in remote server mode. This allows network clients to connect to the interpreter and execute BeanShell commands and arbitrary Java code. A remote, unauthenticated attacker could exploit this to execute arbitrary code.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 58975

File Name: beanshell_code_execution.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: remote

Published: 5/3/2012

Updated: 4/11/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:beanshell_project:beanshell