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Insufficient Session Expiration


Severity High
Score 7.3/10


iControl REST in F5 BIG-IP LTM, AAM, AFM, Analytics, APM, ASM, DNS, Link Controller, PEM, and WebSafe 12.0.0 through 12.1.2 and 13.0.0 includes a service to convert authorization BIGIPAuthCookie cookies to X-F5-Auth-Token tokens. This service does not properly re-validate cookies when making that conversion, allowing once-valid but now expired cookies to be converted to valid tokens.

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CWE-613 - Insufficient Session Expiration

According to WASC, "Insufficient Session Expiration is when a web site permits an attacker to reuse old session credentials or session IDs for authorization."


Advisory Timeline

  • Published