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):
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: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; 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
Ignite Realtime openfire_3_3_1.dmg
Ignite Realtime openfire_3_3_1.exe
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