Apache ActiveMQ RestFilter Directory Traversal Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-15-407: August 31st, 2015
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This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Apache ActiveMQ. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.
The specific flaw exists within ActiveMQ fileserver web application. By issuing specially crafted requests, an attacker can create an arbitrary file on the server with attacker controlled data. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the user.
Vendor ResponseApache has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2015-06-30 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2015-08-31 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Steven Seeley of Source Incite