Apache ActiveMQ MOVE Method Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-16-357: May 24th, 2016
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Apache ActiveMQ. Authentication may or may not be required to exploit this vulnerability, according to how the product has been configured.
The specific flaw exists within the fileserver web service that is installed as part of this product. By issuing an HTTP PUT request and an HTTP MOVE request, an attacker can create an arbitrary file on the server with attacker controlled data. An attacker can further leverage this vulnerability to execute code on the server under the context of the ActiveMQ process.
Vendor ResponseApache has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2016-03-29 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2016-05-24 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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