GLSA-201612-50 : Openfire: Multiple vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96225


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201612-50 (Openfire: Multiple vulnerabilities)

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.


All Openfire users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-im/openfire-4.1.0'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96225

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201612-50.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/01/03

Modified: 2017/01/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:openfire, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2016/12/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-6972, CVE-2015-6973, CVE-2015-7707

GLSA: 201612-50