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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0496

Original release date: 02/09/2009
Last revised: 02/10/2009


Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Ignite Realtime Openfire 3.6.2 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the (1) log parameter to (a) logviewer.jsp and (b) log.jsp; (2) search parameter to (c) group-summary.jsp; (3) username parameter to (d) user-properties.jsp; (4) logDir, (5) maxTotalSize, (6) maxFileSize, (7) maxDays, and (8) logTimeout parameters to (e) audit-policy.jsp; (9) propName parameter to (f) server-properties.jsp; and the (10) roomconfig_roomname and (11) roomconfig_roomdesc parameters to (g) muc-room-edit-form.jsp. NOTE: this can be leveraged for arbitrary code execution by using XSS to upload a malicious plugin.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: BID
Name: 32943
External Source: BID
Name: 32939
External Source: BID
Name: 32935
External Source: XF
Name: openfire-serverproperties-xss(47835)
External Source: BID
Name: 32944
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=254309
External Source: XF
Name: openfire-mucroomeditform-xss(47845)
External Source: BID
Name: 32940
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.igniterealtime.org/issues/browse/JM-1506
External Source: BID
Name: 32938
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090108 CORE-2008-1128: Openfire multiple vulnerabilities
External Source: XF
Name: openfire-multiple-scripts-xss(47834)
External Source: BID
Name: 32937
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.coresecurity.com/content/openfire-multiple-vulnerabilities

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+ Configuration 1
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* cpe:/a:ignite_realtime:openfire:3.6.2

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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)