op5 Monitor Persistent Session Cookie

medium Nessus Plugin ID 57580


The remote web server hosts a PHP application that handles session cookies improperly.


The remote web server has a version of op5 Monitor that improperly handles session cookies. The application sets an expiry date on cookies, causing logins to persist across sessions. Additionally, cookies are not reissued after login.

Note that most versions affected by this vulnerability are also affected by CVE-2012-0263, which is an information disclosure vulnerability.


Upgrade op5 Monitor to version 5.5.1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 57580

File Name: op5_monitor_session_cookie.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 1/17/2012

Updated: 1/19/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:op5:monitor

Required KB Items: www/op5_monitor

Excluded KB Items: Settings/disable_cgi_scanning

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Exploited by Nessus: true

Patch Publication Date: 12/29/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/29/2011

Exploitable With

Elliot (OP5 Monitor 5.5 RCE)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-0264

BID: 51212