FreeBSD : rest-client -- session fixation vulnerability (83a7a720-07d8-11e5-9a28-001e67150279)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Andy Brody reports :

When Ruby rest-client processes an HTTP redirection response, it
blindly passes along the values from any Set-Cookie headers to the
redirection target, regardless of domain, path, or expiration.

See also :

https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=200504
https://github.com/rest-client/rest-client/issues/369
http://www.nessus.org/u?4b620cd5

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 83941 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-1820

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