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<title>Openfire: Denial of Service</title>
<synopsis>
A design error in Openfire might lead to a Denial of Service.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">openfire</product>
<announced>April 23, 2008</announced>
<revised>April 23, 2008: 01</revised>
<bug>217234</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="net-im/openfire" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">3.5.0</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">3.5.0</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
Openfire (formerly Wildfire) is a Java implementation of a complete
Jabber server.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
Openfire's connection manager in the file ConnectionManagerImpl.java
cannot handle clients that fail to read messages, and has no limit on
their session's send buffer.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>
Remote authenticated attackers could trigger large outgoing queues
without reading messages, causing a Denial of Service.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There is no known workaround at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All Openfire users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=net-im/openfire-3.5.0&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1728">CVE-2008-1728</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Thu, 17 Apr 2008 20:09:13 +0000">
keytoaster
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Fri, 18 Apr 2008 01:33:23 +0000">
rbu
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Fri, 18 Apr 2008 01:33:32 +0000">
rbu
</metadata>
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