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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Apache ActiveMQ Vendors:   Apache Software Foundation
Apache ActiveMQ Client Missing TLS Hostname Verification Lets Remote Users Bypass Security Controls on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1041618
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-11775   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 10 2018
Impact:   Host/resource access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 5.0.0 - 5.15.5
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apache ActiveMQ. A remote user can bypass security controls on the target system.

The Apache ActiveMQ Client does not verify TLS hostname values. A remote user that can conduct a man-in-the-middle attack between the client and server can bypass hostname-based TLS verification controls on the target system.

Peter Stockli (Alphabot Security) reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can bypass hostname-based TLS security controls on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (5.15.6).

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Authentication error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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