Apache ActiveMQ 5.4.0 source code disclosure vulnerability

2010.04.30
Credit: Secpod
Risk: Medium
Local: No
Remote: Yes
CWE: CWE-399


CVSS Base Score: 5/10
Impact Subscore: 2.9/10
Exploitability Subscore: 10/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: Low
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: Partial
Integrity impact: None
Availability impact: None

######################################################################## ###### Apache ActiveMQ Source Code Disclosure Vulnerability SecPod Technologies (www.secpod.com) Author Veerendra G.G ######################################################################## ####### SecPod ID: 1002 04/18/2010 Issue Discovered 04/20/2010 Vendor Notified 04/21/2010 Fix Available Class: Source code disclosure Severity: Medium Overview: --------- Apache ActiveMQ is prone to source code disclosure vulnerability. Technical Description: ---------------------- An input validation error is present in Apache ActiveMQ. Adding '//' after the port in an URL causes it to disclose the JSP page source. This has been tested on various admin pages, admin/index.jsp, admin/queues.jsp, admin/topics.jsp etc. Impact: -------- Successful exploitation allows an attacker to view the source code of a visited page which can be used for further attacks. Affected Software: ------------------ ActiveMQ 5.4 and prior ActiveMQ 5.3.1 and prior Tested on, - ActiveMQ 5.4 SNAPSHOT on Fedora 10 - ActiveMQ 5.3.1 on Fedora 10 - ActiveMQ 5.2.0 on Fedora 10 - ActiveMQ 5.4 SNAPSHOT on Windows XP SP2 - ActiveMQ 5.3.1 on Windows XP SP2 - ActiveMQ 5.2.0 on Windows XP SP2 Reference: --------- http://activemq.apache.org/ Proof of Concept: ----------------- Use Browser to visit the link by replacing localhost with IP. 1) http://localhost:8161//admin/index.jsp 2) http://localhost:8161//admin/queues.jsp 3) http://localhost:8161//admin/topics.jsp Work Around: ------------ Work around is available at, https://issues.apache.org/activemq/browse/AMQ-2700 Solution: ---------- Fixed in 5.4-snapshot Risk Factor: ------------- CVSS Score Report: ACCESS_VECTOR = NETWORK ACCESS_COMPLEXITY = LOW AUTHENTICATION = NOT_REQUIRED CONFIDENTIALITY_IMPACT = PARTIAL INTEGRITY_IMPACT = NONE AVAILABILITY_IMPACT = NONE EXPLOITABILITY = PROOF_OF_CONCEPT REMEDIATION_LEVEL = WORKAROUND REPORT_CONFIDENCE = CONFIRMED CVSS Base Score = 5.0 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/I:N/A:N) Credits: -------- Veerendra G.G of SecPod Technologies has been credited with the discovery of this vulnerability.

References:

https://issues.apache.org/activemq/browse/AMQ-2700
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0979
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/39636
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/510896/100/0/threaded
http://www.osvdb.org/64020
http://secunia.com/advisories/39567
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2010-04/0278.html2000


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