[+] Credits: hyp3rlinx
[+] Website: hyp3rlinx.altervista.org
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).
No check is made when updating the user privileges, allowing regular user
to become an admin.
Escalation can be done remotely too if user is logged in as no CSRF token
Vendor Notification: NA
Sept 14, 2015 : Public Disclosure
Local or Remote
Request Method(s): [+] GET
Vulnerable Product: [+] Openfire 3.10.2
Vulnerable Parameter(s): [+] isadmin
Affected Area(s): [+] Admin
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