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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2975

Original release date: 05/31/2007
Last revised: 09/10/2008


The admin console in Ignite Realtime Openfire 3.3.0 and earlier (formerly Wildfire) does not properly specify a filter mapping in web.xml, which allows remote attackers to gain privileges and execute arbitrary code by accessing functionality that is exposed through DWR, as demonstrated using the downloader.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service


The vendor has addressed this issue through the release of the following product updates: Ignite Realtime openfire-3.3.1-1.i386.rpm http://www.igniterealtime.org/downloads/download-landing.jsp?file=open fire/openfire-3.3.1-1.i386.rpm Ignite Realtime openfire_3_3_1.dmg http://www.igniterealtime.org/downloads/download-landing.jsp?file=open fire/openfire_3_3_1.dmg Ignite Realtime openfire_3_3_1.exe http://www.igniterealtime.org/downloads/download-landing.jsp?file=open fire/openfire_3_3_1.exe

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External Source: MISC
Name: http://blogs.reucon.com/srt/2007/05/11/openfire_3_3_1_fixes_critical_security_issue.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.igniterealtime.org/issues/browse/JM-1049
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 24205
Type: Patch Information

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  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)