Openfire 3.10.2 - Remote File Inclusion

ID EDB-ID:38189
Type exploitdb
Reporter hyp3rlinx
Modified 2015-09-15T00:00:00


Openfire 3.10.2 - Remote File Inclusion. Webapps exploit for jsp platform

                                            [+] Credits: hyp3rlinx

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Openfire 3.10.2

Openfire is a real time collaboration (RTC) server licensed under the Open
Source Apache License.
It uses the only widely adopted open protocol for instant messaging, XMPP
(also called Jabber).

Vulnerability Type:
Remote File Inclusion

CVE Reference:

Vulnerability Details:

In "available-plugins.jsp" there is no validation for plugin downloads,
allowing arbitrary file downloads
from anywhere on the internet.

On line 40: all that needs to be satisfied is the paramater is not null.

boolean downloadRequested = request.getParameter("download") != null;
String url = request.getParameter("url");

If the above condition check returns true, the application downloads
whatever file you give it.

line 54:

    if (downloadRequested) {
        // Download and install new plugin
        // Log the event
        webManager.logEvent("downloaded new plugin from "+url, null);

Exploit code(s):

1) download arbitrary filez



Our RFI will be downloaded to "openfire\plugins" directory.

Disclosure Timeline:
Vendor Notification:  NA
Sept 14, 2015  : Public Disclosure

Exploitation Technique:

Severity Level:


Request Method(s):              [+]  GET

Vulnerable Product:             [+]  Openfire 3.10.2

Vulnerable Parameter(s):        [+]  download, url

Affected Area(s):               [+]  Server


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by hyp3rlinx