Improper Neutralization of Special Elements in Output Used by a Downstream Component ('Injection')
A JNDI Injection vulnerability exists in Jolokia agent version up to 1.4.0 in the proxy mode that allows a remote attacker to run arbitrary Java code on the server.
CWE-74 - Injection
Listed as the number one web application security risk on the 'OWASP Top Ten', injection attacks are widespread and dangerous, especially in legacy applications. Injection attacks are a class of vulnerabilities in which an attacker injects untrusted data into a web application that gets processed by an interpreter, altering the program's execution. This can result in data loss/theft, loss of data integrity, denial of service, and even compromising the entire system.