FreeBSD : openfire -- Openfire No Password Changes Security Bypass (e3e30d99-58a8-4a3f-8059-a8b7cd59b881)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 38678


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


Secunia reports :

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.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 38678

File Name: freebsd_pkg_e3e30d9958a84a3f8059a8b7cd59b881.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/05/05

Modified: 2013/06/22

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:openfire, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2009/05/04

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/05/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1596

Secunia: 34984

CWE: 16