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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-6508

Directory traversal vulnerability in the AuthCheck filter in the Admin Console in Openfire 3.6.0a and earlier allows remote attackers to bypass authentication and access the admin interface via a .. (dot dot) in a URI that matches the Exclude-Strings list, as demonstrated by a /setup/setup-/.. sequence in a URI.
Publish Date : 2009-03-23 Last Update Date : 2018-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Directory traversalBypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 22

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-6508

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Igniterealtime Openfire 2.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Igniterealtime Openfire 2.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Igniterealtime Openfire 2.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Igniterealtime Openfire 3.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Igniterealtime Openfire 3.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Igniterealtime Openfire 3.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Igniterealtime Openfire 3.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Igniterealtime Openfire 3.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Igniterealtime Openfire 3.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Igniterealtime Openfire 3.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Igniterealtime Openfire 3.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Igniterealtime Openfire 3.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Igniterealtime Openfire 3.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Igniterealtime Openfire 3.3.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Igniterealtime Openfire 3.3.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Igniterealtime Openfire 3.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Igniterealtime Openfire 3.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Igniterealtime Openfire 3.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Igniterealtime Openfire 3.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Igniterealtime Openfire 3.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Igniterealtime Openfire 3.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Igniterealtime Openfire 3.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Igniterealtime Openfire 3.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Igniterealtime Openfire 3.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Igniterealtime Openfire 3.6.0a Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Igniterealtime Openfire 25

- References For CVE-2008-6508

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/7075
EXPLOIT-DB 7075
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32189
BID 32189 Openfire Multiple Input Validation Vulnerabilities Release Date:2012-06-28
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3061
VUPEN ADV-2008-3061
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46488
XF openfire-authcheckfilter-security-bypass(46488)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498162/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20081108 [AK-ADV2008-001] Openfire Jabber-Server: Multiple Vulnerabilities (Authentication Bypass, SQL injection, ...)
http://www.igniterealtime.org/issues/browse/JM-1489 CONFIRM
http://www.igniterealtime.org/builds/openfire/docs/latest/changelog.html CONFIRM
http://www.andreas-kurtz.de/archives/63
http://www.andreas-kurtz.de/advisories/AKADV2008-001-v1.0.txt

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-6508

Openfire Admin Console Authentication Bypass
This module exploits an authentication bypass vulnerability in the administration console of Openfire servers. By using this vulnerability it is possible to upload/execute a malicious Openfire plugin on the server and execute arbitrary Java code. This module has been tested against Openfire 3.6.0a. It is possible to remove the uploaded plugin after execution, however this might turn the server in some kind of unstable state, making re-exploitation difficult. You might want to do this manually.
Module type : exploit Rank : excellent Platforms : Java,Linux,Windows


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