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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.8 5.8
CVE Id CVE-2008-7297
Last Modified 02 Aug 2012 12:00:00
Published 09 Aug 2011 03:55:01
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-7297

Summary

Opera cannot properly restrict modifications to cookies established in HTTPS sessions, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to overwrite or delete arbitrary cookies via a Set-Cookie header in an HTTP response, related to lack of the HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) includeSubDomains feature, aka a "cookie forcing" issue.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Opera Browser


References

MISC - https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=660053

MISC - http://scarybeastsecurity.blogspot.com/2011/02/some-less-obvious-benefits-of-hsts.html

MISC - http://scarybeastsecurity.blogspot.com/2008/11/cookie-forcing.html

MISC - http://michael-coates.blogspot.com/2010/01/cookie-forcing-trust-your-cookies-no.html

MISC - http://code.google.com/p/browsersec/wiki/Part2#Same-origin_policy_for_cookies


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:49:32