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Handling of \" in cookies



CVE-2007-3385: Handling of \" in cookies
CVE-2007-3385: Handling of \" in cookies



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CVE-2007-3385: Handling of \" in cookies

Severity:
Low (Session Hi-jacking)

Vendor:
The Apache Software Foundation

Versions Affected:
6.0.0 to 6.0.13
5.5.0 to 5.5.24
5.0.0 to 5.0.30
4.1.0 to 4.1.36
3.3 to 3.3.2

Description:
Tomcat incorrectly handles the character sequence \" in a cookie
value. In some circumstances this can lead to the leaking of
information such as session ID to an attacker.

Mitigation:
Upgrade to 6.0.14

Credit:
This issue was discovered by Tomasz Kuczynski, Poznan Supercomputing
and Networking Center, who worked with the CERT/CC to report the
vulnerability.

Example:
http://localhost:8080/examples/servlets/servlet/CookieExample?cookiename=HAHA&cookievalue=%5C%22FOO%3B+Expires%3DThu%2C+1+Jan+2009+00%3A00%3A01+UTC%3B+Path%3D%2F%3B 

References:
http://tomcat.apache.org/security.html 


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