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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-2744

plugins/mod_compression.lua in (1) Prosody before 0.9.4 and (2) Lightwitch Metronome through 3.4 negotiates stream compression while a session is unauthenticated, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption) via compressed XML elements in an XMPP stream, aka an "xmppbomb" attack.
Publish Date : 2014-04-10 Last Update Date : 2014-04-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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) Denial Of Service

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-2744

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Lightwitch Metronome 3.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Prosody Prosody 0.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Prosody Prosody 0.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Prosody Prosody 0.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Prosody Prosody 0.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Prosody Prosody 0.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Prosody Prosody 0.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Prosody Prosody 0.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Prosody Prosody 0.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Prosody Prosody 0.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Prosody Prosody 0.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Prosody Prosody 0.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Prosody Prosody 0.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Prosody Prosody 0.7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Prosody Prosody 0.8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Prosody Prosody 0.8.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Prosody Prosody 0.8.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Prosody Prosody 0.9.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Prosody Prosody 0.9.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Prosody Prosody 0.9.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Prosody Prosody 0.9.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Lightwitch Metronome 1
Prosody Prosody 20

- References For CVE-2014-2744 CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20140407 Re: Possible CVE Request: Uncontrolled Resource Consumption with XMPP-Layer Compression CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20140408 Re: (Openfire M-Link Metronome Prosody Tigase) Possible CVE Request: Uncontrolled Resource Consumption with XMPP-Layer Compression

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-2744

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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