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Session Fixation

Description

The cookie session doesn't change after a valid login which allow an attacker to hijack the user session by setting the user cookie for one known by the attacker.

Impact

Hijack a valid user session.

Recommendation

Invalidate the anonymous cookie and create a new one after a successful login.

Threat

Anonymous attacker from Internet.

Expected Remediation Time

⌚ 120 minutes.

Score

Default score using CVSS 3.1. It may change depending on the context of the src.

Base

  • Attack vector: N
  • Attack complexity: L
  • Privileges required: N
  • User interaction: R
  • Scope: U
  • Confidentiality: L
  • Integrity: L
  • Availability: N

Temporal

  • Exploit code madurity: P
  • Remediation level: X
  • Report confidence: X

Result

  • Vector string: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:P/RL:X/RC:X
  • Score:
    • Base: 5.4
    • Temporal: 5.1
  • Severity:
    • Base: Medium
    • Temporal: Medium

Score 4.0

Default score using CVSS 4.0 . It may change depending on the context of the src.

Base 4.0

  • Attack vector: N
  • Attack complexity: L
  • Attack Requirements: N
  • Privileges required: N
  • User interaction: P
  • Confidentiality (VC): L
  • Integrity (VI): L
  • Availability (VA): N
  • Confidentiality (SC): N
  • Integrity (SI): N
  • Availability (SA): N

Threat 4.0

  • Exploit madurity: P

Result 4.0

  • Vector string: CVSS:4.0/AV:N/AC:L/AT:N/PR:N/UI:P/VC:L/VI:L/VA:N/SC:N/SI:N/SA:N/E:P
  • Score:
    • CVSS-BT: 2.1
  • Severity:
    • CVSS-BT: Low

Requirements

Fixes

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