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Crystal Reports Predictable Session Identifier Security Issue

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Release Date:  2006-11-29    Views:  10,105

Secunia Advisory SA23137

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Hijacking

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


MWR Infosecurity has reported a security issue in Crystal Reports, which can be exploited by malicious people to hijack user sessions.

The security issue is caused due to predictable session identifiers stored in cookies.

The security issue is reported in the following versions:
* Crystal Enterprise 9
* Crystal Enterprise 10

The following versions are reportedly not affected:
* Business Objects XI
* Business Objects XIr2


Solution:
Crystal Reports 10:

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
LB Jennings, M Ruks, and HMG Grobbelaar of MWR Infosecurity

Original Advisory:
http://www.uniras.gov.uk/niscc/docs/re-20061128-00818.pdf

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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