Apache ActiveMQ vulnerable to cross-site scripting


Apache ActiveMQ provided by the Apache Software Foundation is a middleware that implements Java Message Service. Apache ActiveMQ contains a stored cross-site scripting vulnerability (CWE-79).

Toshitsugu Yoneyama of Mitsui Bussan Secure Directions, Inc. reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V3 Severity:
Base Metrics 4.8 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Attack Vector: Network
  • Attack Complexity: Low
  • Privileges Required: High
  • User Interaction: Required
  • Scope: Changed
  • Confidentiality Impact: Low
  • Integrity Impact: Low
  • Availability Impact: None
CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 4.0 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Low
  • Authentication: Single Instance
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: None
Affected Products

Apache Software Foundation
  • Apache ActiveMQ 5.0.0 to 5.14.1


An arbitrary script may be executed on the user's web browser.

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Vendor Information

Apache Software Foundation
CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. Cross-site Scripting(CWE-79) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2016-6810

  1. JVN : JVN#78980598
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2016-6810
Revision History

  • [2016/12/13]
      Web page was published
  • [2018/04/04]
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