Advisory Details

August 31st, 2015

Apache ActiveMQ RestFilter Directory Traversal Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-15-407
ZDI-CAN-3005

CVE ID CVE-2015-1830
CVSS SCORE 7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Apache
AFFECTED PRODUCTS ActiveMQ
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 13279. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


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.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Apache has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://activemq.apache.org/security-advisories.data/CVE-2015-1830-announcement.txt
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2015-06-30 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2015-08-31 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Steven Seeley of Source Incite
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