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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1595

Original release date: 05/11/2009
Last revised: 05/11/2009


The jabber:iq:auth implementation in IQAuthHandler.java in Ignite Realtime Openfire before 3.6.4 allows remote authenticated users to change the passwords of arbitrary accounts via a modified username element in a passwd_change action.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: XF
Name: openfire-jabberiqauth-security-bypass(50292)
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 54189
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.igniterealtime.org/builds/openfire/docs/latest/changelog.html
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.igniterealtime.org/community/message/190280
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.igniterealtime.org/issues/browse/JM-1531
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1237
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 34804
Type: Patch Information; Exploit

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