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Session Fixation


Severity High
Score 9.8/10


REST client for Ruby (aka rest-client) 1.6.0 prior to 1.8.0 allows remote attackers to conduct session fixation attacks or obtain sensitive cookie information by leveraging passage of cookies set in a response to a redirect.

  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • NONE
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  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-384 - Session Fixation

Authenticating a user, or otherwise establishing a new user session, without invalidating any existing session identifier gives an attacker the opportunity to steal authenticated sessions.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published