CVE-2008-3173

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General

Score:6.8/10.0
Severity:Medium
Category:Access Control Error

Impact Metrics

Confidentiality:Partial
Integrity:Partial
Availability:Partial

Exploitability Metrics

Access Vector:Network
Access Complexity:Medium
Authentication:None

Published on 15/07/08 - Updated on 08/08/17

Description

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.

Category: Access Control Error

CWE-264 (Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control)
Weaknesses in this category are related to the management of permissions, privileges, and other security features that are used to perform access control.

Security Notices

US National Vulnerability DatabaseCVE-2008-3173

Exploits

No exploits available for this CVE in our database.

Relative technologies

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