Bug 1668493 (CVE-2018-17199) - CVE-2018-17199 httpd: mod_session_cookie does not respect expiry time
Summary: CVE-2018-17199 httpd: mod_session_cookie does not respect expiry time
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2018-17199
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1677496 1677498 1668494 1677590
Blocks: 1668499
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2019-01-22 21:21 UTC by Laura Pardo
Modified: 2019-06-13 16:20 UTC (History)
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Description Laura Pardo 2019-01-22 21:21:11 UTC
In Apache HTTP Server 2.4.0 to 2.4.37, mod_session checks the session expiry time before decoding the session. This causes session expiry time to be ignored for mod_session_cookie sessions since the expiry time is loaded when the session is decoded.


References:
https://seclists.org/oss-sec/2019/q1/81
https://httpd.apache.org/security/vulnerabilities_24.html

Comment 1 Laura Pardo 2019-01-22 21:21:22 UTC
Created httpd tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1668494]


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