Samsung Security Manager ActiveMQ Broker Service DELETE Method Denial of Service VulnerabilityZDI-16-480: August 18th, 2016
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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. If desired, the attacker could delete critical files, rendering the server unusable.
Vendor ResponseSamsung has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2016-02-15 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2016-08-18 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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