SRC-2016-0032 : Samsung Security Manager ActiveMQ Broker Service PUT Method Remote Code Execution Vulnerability



CVSS Score:

6.9, (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Affected Vendors:


Affected Products:

Samsung Security Manager

Vulnerability Details:

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Samsung Security Manager. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.

The specific flaw exists within the ActiveMQ Broker service that is installed as part of this product. By issuing an HTTP PUT request, an attacker can create an arbitrary file on the server with attacker controlled data. An attacker can further leverage this vulnerability to execute code on the server as SYSTEM.

Vendor Response:

Samsung has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:

Disclosure Timeline:

  • 2016-07-25 – Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2016-08-18 – Coordinated public release of advisory

Proof of Concept:


This vulnerability was discovered by Steven Seeley of Source Incite


Source Incite would like to acknowledge ICS-CERT for the help with co-ordination of this vulnerability.