I'm trying to reproduce this...
I downloaded jbossesb-4.3.GA-src and ran 'ant dist' from the product directory.
Next, I ran 'ant deploy' in the product/tools/console/management-esb directory. This worked and I could access the console through http://localhost:8080/jbossesb.
Are these the same steps that you have taken?
yes that works for me as well, but I ran "ant deploy" in the the product directoty.
That brought up the error.
Sorry about this, you should be able to run the deploy from the product directory as well.