USN-3374-1: RabbitMQ vulnerability
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3374-1
31st July, 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
RabbitMQ could allow unintended access to network services.
- rabbitmq-server - AMQP server written in Erlang
It was discovered that RabbitMQ incorrectly handled MQTT (MQ Telemetry
Transport) authentication. A remote attacker could use this issue to
authenticate successfully with an existing username by omitting the
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
- rabbitmq-server 3.5.7-1ubuntu0.16.04.2
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
- rabbitmq-server 3.2.4-1ubuntu0.1
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.