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Session Fixation


Severity Medium
Score 4.2/10


IBM Spectrum Protect Operations Center 7.1 and 8.1 could allow a remote attacker to bypass authentication restrictions, caused by improper session validation . By using the configuration panel to obtain a valid session using an attacker controlled IBM Spectrum Protect server, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass authentication and gain access to a limited number of debug functions, such as logging levels. IBM X-Force ID: 192153.

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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