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CVE-2016-4978 Detail

Current Description

The getObject method of the javax.jms.ObjectMessage class in the (1) JMS Core client, (2) Artemis broker, and (3) Artemis REST component in Apache ActiveMQ Artemis before 1.4.0 might allow remote authenticated users with permission to send messages to the Artemis broker to deserialize arbitrary objects and execute arbitrary code by leveraging gadget classes being present on the Artemis classpath.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.2


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): High
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 6.8


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/activemq-users/201609.mbox/%3CCAH6wpnqzeNtpykT7emtDU1-GV7AvjFP5-YroWcCC4UZyQEFvtA%40mail.gmail.com%3E
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93142
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1834
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1835
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1836
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1837
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3454
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3455
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3456
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3458
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1447
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1448
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1449
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1450
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1451
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/7260bd0955c12aac5bd892039d3356ba3aa0ff4caaf2aa4fd4fe84a2@%3Cissues.activemq.apache.org%3E
https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/d4ffbc6a43a915324a394b2913ceb7d07bc352f2d08caa19df0aff02@%3Cissues.activemq.apache.org%3E
https://www.blackhat.com/docs/us-16/materials/us-16-Kaiser-Pwning-Your-Java-Messaging-With-Deserialization-Vulnerabilities.pdf Technical Description

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Deserialization of Untrusted Data (CWE-502)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:apache:activemq_artemis:1.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:activemq_artemis:1.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:activemq_artemis:1.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:apache:activemq_artemis:1.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4978
NVD Published Date:
09/27/2016
NVD Last Modified:
05/29/2019