Rule Category

SERVER-OTHER -- Snort has detected traffic exploiting vulnerabilities in a server in the network.

Alert Message

SERVER-OTHER Apache ActiveMQ JMS ObjectMessage deserialization attempt

Rule Explanation

This event is generated when an Apache ActiveMQ JMS ObjectMessage containing a serialized object is detected. Impact: Misc activity Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives


Cisco Talos Intelligence Group

MITRE ATT&CK Framework



For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here:


CVE Additional Information

Apache ActiveMQ 5.x before 5.13.0 does not restrict the classes that can be serialized in the broker, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted serialized Java Message Service (JMS) ObjectMessage object.
Severity Base Score9.8
Impact Score5.9 Exploit Score3.9
Confidentiality ImpactHIGH Integrity ImpactHIGH
Availability ImpactHIGH Access Vector
Authentication Ease of Access