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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-1228

Original release date: 03/14/2006
Last revised: 09/05/2008


Session fixation vulnerability in Drupal 4.5.x before 4.5.8 and 4.6.x before 4.5.8 allows remote attackers to gain privileges by tricking a user to click on a URL that fixes the session identifier.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.1 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service


This vulnerability affects Drupal versions 4.6.x before 4.6.6, as well as versions 4.5.x before 4.5.8

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External Source: SREASON
Name: 580
External Source: XF
Name: drupal-login-session-hijacking(25205)
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 23911
External Source: BID
Name: 17104
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19257
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060314 [DRUPAL-SA-2006-003] Drupal 4.6.6 / 4.5.8 fixes session fixation issue
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1007
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://drupal.org/node/53805
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 19245
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

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