Openfire: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201612-50

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Openfire, the worst of which could lead to privilege escalation.

Affected Packages

net-im/openfire on all architectures
Affected versions < 4.1.0
Unaffected versions >= 4.1.0

Background

Openfire (formerly Wildfire) is a cross-platform real-time collaboration server based on the XMPP (Jabber) protocol.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Openfire. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could bypass the CSRF protection mechanism, conduct Cross-Site Scripting attacks, or an authenticated remote attacker could gain privileges while accessing Openfire’s web interface.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Openfire users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-im/openfire-4.1.0"
 

References

Release Date
December 31, 2016

Latest Revision
December 31, 2016: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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