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Unprotected Transport of Credentials


Severity Medium
Score 4.3/10


When using the "RemoteIpFilter" with requests received from a reverse proxy via HTTP that include the "X-Forwarded-Proto" header set to https, session cookies created by Apache Tomcat versions 8.5.0 through 8.5.85, 9.0.0-M1 through 9.0.71, 10.1.0-M1 through 10.1.5 and 11.0.0-M1 through 11.0.0-M2 did not include the secure attribute. This could result in the user agent transmitting the session cookie over an insecure channel.

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CWE-523 - Unprotected Transport of Credentials

Login pages do not use adequate measures to protect the user name and password while they are in transit from the client to the server.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published