FreeBSD : rt -- Session fixation vulnerability (714c1406-e4cf-11de-883a-003048590f9e)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 43094


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


Secunia reports :

A vulnerability has been reported in RT, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct session fixation attacks. The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the handling of sessions and can be exploited to hijack another user's session by tricking the user into logging in after following a specially crafted link.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 43094

File Name: freebsd_pkg_714c1406e4cf11de883a003048590f9e.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.10 $

Type: local

Published: 2009/12/10

Modified: 2016/05/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:rt, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/12/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/12/01

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-3585

BID: 37162

CWE: 287