DreamBus malware exploits RocketMQ flaw to infect servers


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May 4, 2019
A new version of the DreamBus botnet malware exploits a critical-severity remote code execution vulnerability in RocketMQ servers to infect devices.
The exploited flaw, tracked as CVE-2023-33246, is a permission verification issue that impacts RocketMQ version 5.1.0 and older, allowing attackers to perform remote command execution under certain conditions.
The recent DreamBus attacks leveraging that flaw were spotted by researchers at the Juniper Threat Labs, who reported a spike in the activity in mid-June 2023.

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