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Secunia Security Advisory 36785

Secunia Security Advisory 36785
Posted Sep 18, 2009
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A vulnerability has been reported in Drupal, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct session fixation attacks.

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Secunia Security Advisory 36785

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TITLE:
Drupal Session Fixation Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA36785

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/36785/

DESCRIPTION:
A vulnerability has been reported in Drupal, which can be exploited
by malicious people to conduct session fixation attacks.

An error in the handling of certain sessions can be exploited to
hijack another user's session by tricking the user into logging in
after following a specially crafted link.

The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 5.20.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 5.20 or apply patch.

Drupal 5.20:
http://ftp.drupal.org/files/projects/drupal-5.20.tar.gz

Patch:
http://drupal.org/files/sa-core-2009-008/SA-CORE-2009-008-5.19.patch

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Noel Sharpe

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
SA-CORE-2009-008:
http://drupal.org/node/579482

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