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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.8 6.8
CVE Id CVE-2008-3173
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 09:12:01
Published 14 Jul 2008 07:41:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-3173

Summary

Microsoft Internet Explorer allows web sites to set cookies for domains that have a public suffix with more than one dot character, which could allow remote attackers to perform a session fixation attack and hijack a user's HTTP session, aka "Cross-Site Cooking." NOTE: this issue may exist because of an insufficient fix for CVE-2004-0866.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Microsoft Ie


References

XF - microsoft-ie-cookie-session-hijacking(43950)

MISC - http://kuza55.blogspot.com/2008/02/understanding-cookie-security.html

MISC - http://crisp.tweakblogs.net/blog/ie-and-2-letter-domain-names.html


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:06