Apache ActiveMQ Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Notification

Apache ActiveMQ Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Notification

outubro 25, 2023 | NSFOCUS


Recently, NSFOCUS CERT found that the open source message middleware ActiveMQ developed by the Apache Software Foundation had an XML external entity injection vulnerability. Since the port 61616 was opened by default after the installation of ActiveMQ was started, and the TcpTransport function did not perform necessary checks on the data, an attacker could use this vulnerability by constructing a malicious packet to finally implement remote code execution. Affected users should take protective measures as soon as possible.

Reference link: https://github.com/apache/activemq

Scope of Impact

Affected version

  • ActiveMQ<=5.18.2

Unaffected version

  • Apache ActiveMQ>=5.18.3


At present, Apache has officially released a security version to fix this vulnerability. It is recommended that affected users pay attention to the patch updates on the official website in a timely manner: https://github.com/apache/activemq/tags


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