Improper Authentication Affecting org.apache.activemq:activemq-core Open this link in a new tab package, versions [0,]


0.0
medium
  • Attack Complexity

    High

  • Confidentiality

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-JAVA-ORGAPACHEACTIVEMQ-674316

  • published

    11 Sep 2020

  • disclosed

    11 Sep 2020

  • credit

    Jonathan Gallimore & Colm O hEigeartaigh

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for org.apache.activemq:activemq-core.

Overview

org.apache.activemq:activemq-core is a core package for ActiveMQ Message Broker and Client implementations.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Improper Authentication. Apache ActiveMQ uses LocateRegistry.createRegistry() to create the JMX RMI registry and binds the server to the jmxrmi entry. It is possible to connect to the registry without authentication and call the rebind method to rebind jmxrmi to something else. If an attacker creates another server to proxy the original, and bound that, he effectively becomes a man in the middle and is able to intercept the credentials when an user connects. Upgrade to Apache ActiveMQ 5.15.12.