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Vulnerability of Openfire: Cross Site Scripting via setup-host-settings.jsp

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Scripting via setup-host-settings.jsp of Openfire, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
Impacted products: Openfire.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Creation date: 17/11/2017.
Références of this threat: CVE-2017-15911, OF-1250, OF-1400, OF-1417, VIGILANCE-VUL-24489.

Description of the vulnerability 

The Openfire product offers a web service.

However, it does not filter received data via setup-host-settings.jsp before inserting them in generated HTML documents.

An attacker can therefore trigger a Cross Site Scripting via setup-host-settings.jsp of Openfire, in order to run JavaScript code in the context of the web site.
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This computer threat note impacts software or systems such as Openfire.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this weakness alert is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of document.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer weakness note.

Solutions for this threat 

Openfire: version 4.2.0.
The version 4.2.0 is fixed:
  https://www.igniterealtime.org/
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