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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-4905

Original release date: 01/05/2012
Last revised: 01/05/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Apache ActiveMQ before 5.6.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (file-descriptor exhaustion and broker crash or hang) by sending many openwire failover:tcp:// connection requests.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BID
Name: 50904
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20111224 CVE Request for Apache ActiveMQ DoS
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20111225 Re: CVE Request for Apache ActiveMQ DoS
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1211844
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 47112
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1209700
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/AMQ-3294

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)