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Session Fixation


Severity Medium
Score 5.9/10


IBM Planning Analytics 2.0 could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the failure to set the Secure flag for the session cookie in TLS mode. By intercepting its transmission within an HTTP session, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to capture the cookie and obtain sensitive information. IBM X-Force ID: 182631.

  • HIGH
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • NONE

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