CVE-2020-5224 Detail

Current Description

In Django User Sessions (django-user-sessions) before 1.7.1, the views provided allow users to terminate specific sessions. The session key is used to identify sessions, and thus included in the rendered HTML. In itself this is not a problem. However if the website has an XSS vulnerability, the session key could be extracted by the attacker and a session takeover could happen.


View Analysis Description

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  GitHub, Inc.
Base Score:  6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:L/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://github.com/Bouke/django-user-sessions/security/advisories/GHSA-5fq8-3q2f-4m5g Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/jazzband/django-user-sessions/commit/f0c4077e7d1436ba6d721af85cee89222ca5d2d9 Patch 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-326 Inadequate Encryption Strength cwe source acceptance level NIST  
CWE-287 Improper Authentication Reference acceptance level GitHub, Inc.  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-5224
NVD Published Date:
01/24/2020
NVD Last Modified:
01/29/2020
Source:
MITRE