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Openfire No Password Changes Security Bypass

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Release Date:  2009-05-04    Last Update:  2011-01-07    Views:  4,567

Secunia Advisory SA34984

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass

Solution Status:

Vendor Workaround

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in Openfire, which can be exploited by malicious users to bypass certain security restrictions.

The vulnerability is caused due to Openfire not properly respecting the "no password changes" setting, which can be exploited to change passwords by sending jabber:iq:auth "passwd_change" requests to the server.

This is related to:
SA34976

The vulnerability is reported in version 3.6.3. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Fixed in version 3.7.0 beta.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Daryl Herzmann

Original Advisory:
http://community.igniterealtime.org/blogs/ignite/2010/08/26/openfire-370-beta-is-released

http://www.igniterealtime.org/issues/browse/JM-1532

http://www.igniterealtime.org/community/message/190288#190288

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