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Act Now: Protecting Your ActiveMQ Broker from CVE-2023-46604

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You may be aware that a new critical vulnerability has been discovered in ActiveMQ. This was publicly disclosed on Friday 27th October. The details of the CVE are as follows ( Apache ActiveMQ is vulnerable to Remote Code Execution.The vulnerability may allow a remote attacker with network access to a broker to run arbitrary shell commands by manipulating serialized class types in the OpenWire protocol to cause the broker to instantiate any class on the classpath. ActiveMQ, by default, exposes a connector using the OpenWire protocol, and this is commonly used by clients to connect to the broker. Unlike HTTP…

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Java and the Open Source ecosystem security

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Security in the Open Source ecosystem has continuously grown in priority on the global agenda in the technology industry. Many practices like DevOps, Agile, and standards like ISO/IEC 27001 have contributed over the years to adopt and promote a shift-left approach to security in the industry. The Java ecosystem is not separate from the opportunities and challenges the industry has overcome regarding security. In late 2022 I started to deliver the session “Deep diving into Java ecosystem security with OpenSource and DevSecOps” which provide a glance at how Open Source and the Java ecosystem correlate during the lifecycle of common...
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