Samsung Security Manager ActiveMQ Broker Service DELETE Method Denial of Service VulnerabilityZDI-15-041: February 10th, 2015
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to delete files of their choosing from systems running vulnerable installations of Samsung Security Manager. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within the ActiveMQ Broker service that is installed as part of this product. By issuing an HTTP DELETE request, an attacker can delete files that reside on the server. The attacker may choose to delete critical files, rendering the server unusable.
Vendor ResponseSamsung states:
Samsung has issued the following update to resolve this issue: SSM 1.31 or higher (http://www.samsungsecurity.com/swdown/download.asp)
2014-07-28 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2015-02-10 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Andrea Micalizzi (rgod)