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Macromedia JRun Authentication Token Security Issue

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Release Date:  2005-07-15    Last Update:  2005-07-26    Views:  11,301

Secunia Advisory SA16081

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A security issue has been reported in JRun, which can result in malicious users gaining access to another user's session.

The problem is caused due to a race condition where JRun in certain situations during heavy load may generate the same authentication token for two different sessions. This may allow a malicious authenticated user to access another user's session.

The security issue affects the following versions:
* ColdFusion MX 7.0 Enterprise Multi-Server Edition
* ColdFusion MX 6.1 Enterprise with JRun
* JRun 4.0


Solution:
Apply patch:

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
The vendor credits Greg Ball, University of Virginia.

Original Advisory:
Macromedia:
http://www.macromedia.com/devnet/security/security_zone/mpsb05-05.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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