Vigil@nce - Prosody: privilege escalation via XMPP Address is_admin
April 2020 by Vigil@nce
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SYNTHESIS OF THE VULNERABILITY
Impacted products: Debian.
Consequences: privileged access/rights, user access/rights.
Provenance: user account.
Confidence: confirmed by the editor (5/5).
Creation date: 03/02/2020.
DESCRIPTION OF THE VULNERABILITY
An attacker can bypass restrictions via XMPP Address is_admin() of Prosody, in order to escalate his privileges.
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