Check Point Advisories

Ignite Realtime Openfire server-session-details.jsp Cross-Site Scripting

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2015-1171
Date Published: 7 Oct 2015
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: Monday 03 January, 2022
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Ignite Realtime Openfire 3.10.2 and prior
Vulnerability Description A cross-site scripting vulnerability has been reported in Ignite Realtime Openfire Server. The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of the "hostname" parameter within the server-session-details.jsp page. By convincing an authenticated administrator to visit a malicious website, a remote attacker can exploit the XSS vulnerability to execute arbitrary scripts in the user's browser session with the security context of the affected server.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Ignite Realtime Openfire server-session-details.jsp Cross-Site Scripting protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Instant Messenger.
Attack Information:  Ignite Realtime Openfire server-session-details.jsp Cross-Site Scripting

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