VDB-52960 · CVE-2010-1587 · BID 39636

Apache ActiveMQ up to 5.4-snapshot input validation

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A vulnerability has been found in Apache ActiveMQ up to 5.4-snapshot (Application Server Software) and classified as problematic. This vulnerability affects an unknown code block. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a input validation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-20. The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality. CVE summarizes:

The Jetty ResourceHandler in Apache ActiveMQ 5.x before 5.3.2 and 5.4.x before 5.4.0 allows remote attackers to read JSP source code via a // (slash slash) initial substring in a URI for (1) admin/index.jsp, (2) admin/queues.jsp, or (3) admin/topics.jsp.

The bug was discovered 04/18/2010. The weakness was published 04/21/2010 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at issues.apache.org. This vulnerability was named CVE-2010-1587. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Technical details are unknown but an exploit is available.

After immediately, there has been an exploit disclosed. It is declared as highly functional. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 3 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 45623 (ActiveMQ Double Slash Request Source Code Disclosure), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CGI abuses.

Upgrading to version 5.4-snapshot eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (45623). Similar entries are available at VDB-108708, VDB-113199, VDB-125248 and VDB-132566.







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Class: Input validation

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Status: Highly functional

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Nessus ID: 45623
Nessus Name: ActiveMQ Double Slash Request Source Code Disclosure
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OpenVAS ID: 901110
OpenVAS Name: Apache ActiveMQ Source Code Information Disclosure Vulnerability
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MetaSploit ID: apache_activemq_source_disclosure.rb
MetaSploit Name: Apache ActiveMQ JSP Files Source Disclosure
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D2Sec: Apache ActiveMQ Source Code Disclosure

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: ActiveMQ 5.4-snapshot
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04/18/2010 🔍
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Vendor: apache.org

Advisory: issues.apache.org
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2010-1587 (🔍)
Vulnerability Center: 25578 - Apache ActiveMQ Remote Source Disclosure via a \x27slash slash\x27 Initial Substring in a URI, Medium
SecurityFocus: 39636 - Apache ActiveMQ Source Code Information Disclosure Vulnerability
OSVDB: 64020 - Apache ActiveMQ Jetty ResourceHandler Crafted Request JSP File Source Disclosure

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
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Created: 03/19/2015 12:22 PM
Updated: 09/08/2021 03:18 PM
Changes: 03/19/2015 12:22 PM (72), 01/29/2018 04:08 PM (8), 09/08/2021 03:11 PM (4), 09/08/2021 03:18 PM (1)
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