Openfire < 3.3.1 Admin Console Privilege Escalation

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4070


The remote web server allows unauthenticated access to its administrative console.


The remote host is running Openfire / Wildfire, an instant messaging server supporting the XMPP protocol.

The version of Openfire or Wildfire installed on the remote host allows unauthenticated access to a servlet, which could allow a malicious user to upload code to Openfire via its admin console.


Either firewall access to the admin console on this port or upgrade to Openfire version 3.3.1 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 4070

File Name: 4070.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2007/05/30

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1442

Nessus ID: 25343

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 6.3

Temporal Score: 5.5


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-2975

BID: 24205