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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor

CVE-2011-4849

Severity Medium
Score 4.3/10

Summary

The Control Panel in Parallels Plesk Panel 10.4.4_build20111103.18 does not set the secure flag for a cookie in an https session, which makes it easier for remote attackers to capture this cookie by intercepting its transmission within an http session, as demonstrated by cookies used by help.php and certain other files.

  • MEDIUM
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • NONE

CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published