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CVE-2015-3982 Detail

Description

The session.flush function in the cached_db backend in Django 1.8.x before 1.8.2 does not properly flush the session, which allows remote attackers to hijack user sessions via an empty string in the session key.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  06/02/2015

Evaluator Description

CWE-384: Session Fixation

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-3982
Original release date:
06/02/2015
Last revised:
12/05/2016
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/74960 External Source BID 74960
https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2015/may/20/security-release/ Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2015/may/20/security-release/

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