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Red Hat Network Satellite Server Session Fixation Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2011-02-24    Views:  1,839

Secunia Advisory SA43487

Where:

From local network

Impact:

Hijacking, Brute force

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in Red Hat Network Satellite Server, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct session fixation attacks.

The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the handling of sessions and can be exploited to hijack another user's session by tricking the user into logging in after following a specially crafted link.

NOTE: Additionally, a weakness exists in the handling of failed authentication attempts and can be exploited to conduct a password brute force attack.


Solution:
Updated packages are available via Red Hat Network.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
The vendor credits Thomas Biege, SuSE Security Team.

Original Advisory:
RHSA-2011:0300-1:
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-0300.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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