Check Point Advisories

Apache ActiveMQ Plugin Remote Code Execution (CVE-2015-5254)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2019-1132
Date Published: 9 Sep 2019
Severity: High
Last Updated: 9 Sep 2019
Industry Reference:CVE-2015-5254
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Apache ActiveMQ 5.x prior to 5.13.0
Vulnerability Description An insecure deserialization vulnerability exists in ActiveMQ server. This vulnerability is due to deserialization of untrusted data. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.

Protection Overview

This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Apache ActiveMQ Plugin Remote Code Execution (CVE-2015-5254) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Apache Server Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Apache ActiveMQ Plugin Remote Code Execution (CVE-2015-5254)

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